Deputy Secretary General stresses value of NATO-Serbia partnership in visit to Belgrade
Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller underlined that NATO remains committed to the Western Balkans and to building a strong partnership with Serbia during a visit to Belgrade on Friday (23 June 2017). Ms. Gottemoeller is visiting Serbia for the inauguration ceremony of President Aleksander Vučić.
Meeting with President Vučić, the Deputy Secretary General highlighted that Serbia is key for regional stability in the Western Balkans. The two leaders also discussed cooperation between the Alliance and Serbia, as well as the security challenges facing the Western Balkans. The Deputy Secretary General welcomed Serbia’s offer to host NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) exercise in 2018. She stressed that Serbia is making important contributions to regional and international security.
The Deputy Secretary General will also meet with the Prime Minister-designate, Ana Brnabić, and Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ivica Dačić.