Russian Defence of the Fatherland Day Celebrated

Russian Ambassador to Serbia H.E. Alexander Chepurin hosted reception to mark the country’s Defence of the Fatherland Day

Russian Defence of the Fatherland Day Celebrated 2017

The Russian Embassy has commemorated the country’s Defence of the Fatherland Day, and Russian Ambassador to Serbia H.E. Alexander Chepurin used the opportunity to stress that the good relations between Serbia and Russia are an example for all who wish to cooperate, after which he added that Russia will continue to support Serbia.

Ambassador Chepurin, who addressed guests in Serbian, said that he agrees with those who say that today, after many years, Serbia is a truly independent and sovereign state, as evidenced by the fact that the reception was attended by representatives of different political groups and parties.

The reception was attended by Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić, government ministers Zoran Đorđević and Zorana Mihajlović, director of the Office for Kosovo Marko Đurić, representatives of political parties and organisations, Dragan Marković, Vojislav Šešelj, Boško Obradović and Vuk Jeremić, Serbian Patriarch Irinej, as well as other representatives of religious organisations, members of the diplomatic corps and figures from Serbia’s cultural and public scenes.