Serbian policy is the Alliance with Russia, said the foreign Minister

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in fotomancer of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and Minister of foreign Affairs of Serbia Ivica Dacic. Archival photoSerbian policy is the Alliance with Russia, said the foreign Minister© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

Serbia can not without the help of Russia to defend its state and national interests in the international arena, therefore, Belgrade’s foreign policy implies cooperation with Moscow, said the first Deputy Prime Minister and foreign Minister of Serbia Ivica Dacic during his visit, Minister for foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov.

A two-day visit to Belgrade dedicated to the 180th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Serbia. On Thursday, the foreign Ministers of the two States held in the building of the rectorate of the Belgrade University students and University staff.

«Serbia can’t protect its national and state interests of Russia. Therefore, anyone who today dares to say in Serbia that Serbia should conduct anti-Russian policy, under the influence of the West, says to the detriment of Serbia and the Serbian people,» Dacic said.

According to him, official Belgrade «at any moment can ask for help when it comes to superpowers,» and when there are problems in international organizations «without the help of Russia Serbia cannot defend itself.»

«Today we feel pressure from some countries to join the sanctions against Russia or not to vote for the Russian proposals for the resolutions and to vote against Russia in international organizations. I think that it should be clear that the interests of Serbia, of the rational state interests that Serbia will never dare to conduct anti-Russian policy, as the Serbian policies and interests of Serbia implies the Alliance with Russia», — said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Serbia.