BELGRADE – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated his Serbian counterpart and leader of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) Aleksandar Vucic on Sunday’s election victory, and confirmed Russia’s readiness to further improve the bilateral cooperation and efficiently implement joint large-scale projects.

Vucic received Medvedev’s letter of congratulation from Russian Ambassador to Serbia Alexander Chepurin who also congratulated him on the election win, the Serbian government’s press office said in a release on Tuesday.

“The citizens of Serbia expressed their support for your course, in which the strengthening of the strategic partnership with the Russian Federation occupies a special place. I would like to confirm the readiness for further improvement of the entire complex of Russian-Serbian cooperation and efficient implementation of joint large-scale projects in various fields,” reads the letter.

“I remember with warmth my personal meetings with you. I will be glad to continue our interesting and useful friendship. I wish you good health, prosperity and new successes in carrying out your responsible duty,” Medvedev said in the letter.