BELGRADE - Chief of the NATO Military Liaison Office in Belgrade, Brigadier General Tommaso Vitale met with the First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic on March 11, 2020.
At the meeting, it was emphasised that Serbia and NATO share the interest for maintaining peace and stability in the region, as well as the commitment to further enhancing partnership cooperation in all areas of common interest, with full respect for the military neutrality policy of Serbia.
"NATO and Serbia are partners and neighbours. When neighbours work together, dealing with shared security concerns, all of us are safer and more prosperous," said Brigadier General Vitale.
Both sides expressed satisfaction with the dynamics of political dialogue at the highest level, as well as practical military and civilian cooperation in a number of areas within the Partnership for Peace Programme, with more than a hundred partnership activities carried out annually.
Brigadier General Tommaso Vitale and Minister Ivica Dacic (photo MFA)
"Cooperation between NATO and Serbia is mutually beneficial and useful. My arrival coincides with the adoption of the new Individual Partnership Action Plan, tailor-made to suit Serbia’s needs, designed in accordance with the principles of the Partnership for Peace – free choice, transparency and flexibility, based on the clearly defined policy of Serbian military neutrality" said Chief MLO.