President Xi Jinping: Ironclad friendship between Serbia and China

On October 17, China and Serbia have signed a series of agreements which further strengthened cooperation between the two countries. One of the project representative of that cooperation is the „Clean Serbia“ Project.

President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic, followed by his delegation, has signed multiple agreements in Beijing related to free trade, accompanied by the Chinese President Xi Jinping, and has described those agreements as „opening up new horizons“ in the relations between the two countries.

“We are making progress in all areas in which we are cooperating. B&R Initiative has brought much good to our contry. I am proud of our friendship and the results achieved so far“, Vucic wrote, along with a picture taken of the meeting with the President Xi Jinping.

The President of China Xi Jinping has stated at the bilateral meeting, as was reported by the Chinese state media, that the relations between China and Serbia „have withstood the changes in the international landscape in the last few years and are an example of friendly relations between China and European countries“ and called Serbia „an ironclad friend“

Apart from the mentioned agreement, multiple bilateral documents have been signed, among other things: police cooperation whilst managing emergiencies, economic, investment and industrial cooperation, construction of several roads, Serbo-Chinese industrial park, export of apples, modernization of landline network, digitalization and cultural cooperation.

Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure reports that the construction of almost 300 km of new roads and purchase of five Chinese high speed trains has been arranged, and the value of these arrangements is near 4 billion Euros.

One of the cooperation projects is the „Clean Serbia“ Project, implemented together with the „CRBC“ Company. The project has already entered its second phase.