The highest officials of Republic of Srpska (RS) and Serbia met today in Banja Luka. The Serbian delegation was led by Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic and PM Ivica Dacic and the delegation of RS was led by President Milorad Dodik and PM Aleksandar Dzombic.
After a meeting of the council for cooperation between Serbia and RS President Nikolic said he hoped for a more sincere and stable cooperation. He added that Serbia and Republic of Srpska shared common interests. He also said that the Dayton Agreement had regulated the frames of institutional relationships between Srpska and Serbia.
President Dodik said that the meeting was very successful and resulted in conclusions regarding energy and financial projects as well as the other political and economic cooperation between Serbia and Srpska. Dodik especially mentioned the project “The South Stream”. Srpska will be involved in this very important energy project for whole Europe.
President Nikolic said he was ready to cooperate with Sarajevo and Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina as well. He thinks it is up to Bosniak leaders to answer his call for bilateral dialogue and cooperation of two countries.
This is Nikolic`s firts visit to Banja Luka since he`s been elected as Serbian president.