Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic called US President Donald Trump to convince the Kosovo authorities to revoke the 100 percent tariffs on Serbian goods, the president’s press service said on Friday.
“I am asking you to convince Pristina to revoke its harmful tariffs on goods produced in central Serbia so that the dialogue to find a compromise, mutually acceptable solution can be continued,” Vucic wrote in a message to Trump on the US president’s birthday.
“As you know Mr President, the rights and interests not only of Belgrade and Pristina are entangled in the Kosovo problem but also of international players making it a source of endless political manipulation and instability,” he said.
According to Vucic, no one wants to find a solution to this heavy burden than Serbia. “”That is why we started searching for a lastign solution realistically and bravely with will and faith to bring my country and the entire region peace, stability, cooperation, economic prosperity and progress on the European path,” he wrote.
Vucic also invited Trump to visit Serbia saying that it would confirm the mutual desire to strengthen and enrich relations between the two countries “which the citizens of Serbia respect and appreciate”. “I am encouraged by the fact that you have devoted attention to events in the Balkans and have expressed readiness to help in the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue,” Vucic wrote in the message.