President Serzh Sargsyan meets Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic

12:38, 11 October, 2014

YEREVAN, OCTOBER 11, ARMENPRESS: At the invitation of President Serzh
Sargsyan, President Tomislav Nikolic of the Republic of Serbia arrived in
the Republic of Armenia on an official visit last night.

The official welcoming ceremony of the Serbian President took place today
at the RA Presidential Palace followed by a private meeting between the two
countries' presidents.

Welcoming the dignitary, President Serzh Sargsyan underscored that the
Armenian-Serbian friendship has deep historical roots and there has been
numerous manifestations of mutual friendship throughout history which is
the basis of deepening and strengthening the present interstate relations.
Serzh Sargsyan expressed the hope that the visit of the Serbian President
will give a new stimulus to promoting political dialogue and bilateral
cooperation between the two countries.

Tomislav Nikolic thanked President Serzh Sargsyan for the warm reception
and noted that since his election as President of Serbia, he has attached
great value to developing the Armenian-Serbian relations whose current
level, according to the president, is dissatisfying. The Serbian President
assured that his country will make maximum efforts to strengthen the
Armenian-Serbian interstate ties and deepen cooperation.

At end of the meeting, President Serzh Sargsyan awarded Serbian President
Tomislav Nikolic the Order of Glory in connection with his official visit
to the Republic of Armenia and on the occasion of the traditional
friendship between Armenia and Serbia. President Tomislav Nikolic
reciprocally awarded President Serzh Sargsyan the Order of the Republic of

From: Baghdasarian