First Russian plane with aid to Serbia lands in Belgrade

NEWS 03.04.2020 16:17

The first Ilyushin aircraft from Russia landed at the airport in Belgrade Batajnica suburb 15 hours ago and was welcomed by Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, the FoNet news agency reported on Friday.

Defence Minister Aleksandar Vulin, Serbia’s army Chief-of-Staff Milan Mojsilovic and Russia’s Ambassador to Serbia Alexander Bocan- Harchenko joined Brnabic at the airport.

The plane carried medical equipment. Earlier, following the phone conversation between the Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Serbia’s counterpart Aleksandar Vucic, it was announced that Moscow would send its medical staff to Belgrade.