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Serbia: Lavrov pays respect to Serbian and Red Army WWII heroes in Belgrade01:39

Serbia: Lavrov pays respect to Serbian and Red Army WWII heroes in Belgrade

Serbia, Belgrade
May 15, 2015 at 02:41 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, along with the Serbian Minister for Labour and Social Issues Aleksandar Vulin, laid wreaths to the Liberators of Belgrade Memorial and the Monument to Soviet Soldiers, to commemorate the 2,944 Serbian National Liberation Army soldiers and 961 Red Army soldiers - as well as the 2,000 Serbian and Soviet victims - who fought and died in the Belgrade Offensive in 1944, Friday.

Lavrov also greeted servicemen of the Serbian honour guard who participated in Moscow's V-Day parade on May 9.

After the ceremony, Lavrov is set to meet with Serbian FM and OSCE chair Ivica Dacic and Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic. In the evening, Lavrov will have a concluding working dinner with Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic.

Serbia: Lavrov pays respect to Serbian and Red Army WWII heroes in Belgrade01:39
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Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, along with the Serbian Minister for Labour and Social Issues Aleksandar Vulin, laid wreaths to the Liberators of Belgrade Memorial and the Monument to Soviet Soldiers, to commemorate the 2,944 Serbian National Liberation Army soldiers and 961 Red Army soldiers - as well as the 2,000 Serbian and Soviet victims - who fought and died in the Belgrade Offensive in 1944, Friday.

Lavrov also greeted servicemen of the Serbian honour guard who participated in Moscow's V-Day parade on May 9.

After the ceremony, Lavrov is set to meet with Serbian FM and OSCE chair Ivica Dacic and Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic. In the evening, Lavrov will have a concluding working dinner with Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic.