President Vucic’s recent meeting with US VP Pence is “a good platform for continued cooperation and improvement of overall bilateral relations.”

Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and US Ambassador to Serbia Kyle Scott made this conclusion during their meeting in Belgrade on Wednesday.

According to the government, citing an MFA statement, Dacic and Scott “exchanged views today on the current bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the light of the recent successful visit of Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic to Washington at the invitation of US Vice President Michael Pence.”

It was assessed during the meeting, which is in the function of regular diplomatic dialogue, that the meeting of senior officials of the two countries represented a good platform for the continuation of the previous cooperation and the improvement of overall bilateral relations in the upcoming period,” the statement said.

They also exchanged views on “topical events on the world political scene” and highlighted “the importance of intensifying regional dialogue, as a path that preserves the stability and overall development of the countries of the Western Balkans, as well as the strong support of the United States in this process.”