Dodik said that he would like to meet with Putin before the end of the year

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One of three newly elected leaders of Bosnia and Herzegovina Milorad Dodik said that he would like to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin before the end of the year.

Well-known Pro-Russian and anti-NATO position Dodik wins the fight for the seat of the presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (the collective head of state of three people, one of the Serbs, Croats, and Bosniaks) from the Serbs.

«I would like to have my first meeting in his new position, was held with the presidents of Russia and Serbia Vladimir Putin and Aleksandar Vucic. I am ready to hold a meeting with the Russian leader before the end of the year. But you have to understand that not everything depends on me,» said Dodik in interview to the newspaper «Izvestia».

«I want to note that with Russia we now have close cooperation in all areas. We are interested, for example, in the supply of Russian medical equipment and in the construction of the LNG plant on the territory of the Republic of Srpska (Serbian part of Bosnia and Herzegovina)», — he added.

According to Dodik, now comes the design of the plant in Russia is the necessary equipment and in Zvornik preparing ground for the company. «Next autumn the plant is scheduled to begin its work,» he said.

«Besides, I would be very happy to create a Russian-Serbian humanitarian center — similar to the one that operates in a Niche in Serbia. The question I’m going to raise», — said the interlocutor of the edition.