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New York, USA

President Benigno S. Aquino III also met with Serbian President Tomislav Nikoliƈ at the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Summit 2014 to further enhance the friendly relations between the Philippines and Serbia.

Both countries have maintained cordial relations since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1972 with Serbia’s predecessor, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

The two leaders supported each other’s respective candidatures to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2011-2014) at elections held in September 2010 and to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) for 2011-2014 at elections held in October 2010.

President Aquino also extended his invitation to President Nicoliƈ to visit the Philippines and experience the beauty of the country and the people.

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