Serbian Army Day Commemorated

Ceremony was held at the House of Guards in Topčider, hosted by Serbian Defence Minister Zoran Đorđević

Serbian Army Day 2017 Zoran Djordjevic

The Day of the Army of Serbia was marked with military ceremonies and wreath and flower laying ceremonies at the memorials to fallen soldiers at all command centres, units and institutions.

The ceremony at the House of Guards in Topčider was attended by Serbian Army Chief of Staff Ljubiša Diković, Interior Minister Nebojša Stefanović, Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić, Energy Minister Aleksandar Antić, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Igor Bečić, military analyst Miroslav Lazanski, Serbian Patriarch Irinej, as well as other Serbian religious dignitaries.

Guests also included representatives of foreign embassies, parliamentarians and other figures from the country’s social life.

The ceremony began with the audience being addressed by Serbian Defence Minister Zoran Đorđević, who welcomed those in attendance as host and publicly thanked soldiers and officers.