Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic. Both leaders continued to exchange opinions on topical matters concerning bilateral and international affairs.
They gave a detailed assessment to efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and prioritised expanded cooperation in the sphere of vaccination, including subsequent deliveries of the Russian preparation Sputnik V to Serbia.
The President of Serbia briefed Vladimir Putin on his assessments of the current situation in the Kosovo peace settlement, with due consideration for his contacts with foreign partners.
The Russian side reaffirmed its principled position regarding the elaboration of a well-balanced solution on the Kosovo problem that should be approved by the UN Security Council. It was noted that Serbia could continue to count on Russian support on this and other important matters.
Both leaders positively assessed the mutually beneficial Russian-Serbian cooperation and noted the successful implementation of large-scale joint energy, transport and high-tech projects.