French President Emmanuel Macron ended his two-day visit to Serbia and was accompanied to “Nikola Tesla” Airport by the Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. The good-bye greeting of the two leaders was sincere, as was the welcome of the high guest from Paris, B92 reports.
Vucic escorted Macron to the plane with red carpet and lined Serbian Army Guard. The fact that Serbian President had in person escorted his French counterpart speaks in itself of the significance of this visit and the good talks conducted in Belgrade.
Macron had carried out official meetings and other activities yesterday, to be wrapped up symbolically by his speech at the Monument of Gratitude to France at the Belgrade’s central Kalemegdan Park, sending clear message to Serbian people that France still holds them “in its heart”. He added that it was his turn to say “Serbia is in our hearts.”
Macron and Vucic had also laid wreaths at the Monument of Belgrade’s Defenders and the grave of Milunka Savic, a Serbian highly decorated war heroine who fought in the Balkan Wars and in World War I.
Today, on the second day of his visit, Macron had, accompanied with Vucic, talked to the students from the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) region wide. After finishing that meeting, Macron talked to the artists and most prominent public figures in our country, that represent link between Serbia and France.
During his two-day visit, French President had sent clear messages related to the issue of Kosovo and Metohija, EU integration process and cooperation of Serbia and France.