First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic and Director of the Institute for National and International Security Darko Trifunovic signed today a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Institute for National and International Security in the area of ​​scientific diplomacy.

"The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia wants to encourage a whole range of institutions and organizations engaged in scientific activities to help together to support our national and national interests and thus to join together in what is called" soft "diplomacy in the world.

In this respect, it is necessary to establish contacts with scientists from other countries, to create an academic and scientific network, as Mr Trifunovic called the network of scientific diplomacy, so that we can all bring about a more balanced approach to the problems in the region, and that is the main reason we signed this Memorandum of Cooperation. I want to emphasize that we are open to cooperation with other institutions of scientific character, "the Serbian diplomat said after the signing ceremony.

Memorandum of Cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Institute for National and International Security in the area of ​​scientific diplomacy.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

H.E. Mr.Ivica Dacic, First Deputy Head of Government, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia.

H.E.Mr.Nikola Nedeljkovic, Chief of Staff MFA Serbia,

H.E.Ms.Tatjana Conic, Deputy Minister of FA in Charge of Bilateral Relationship,

H.E.Ms.Aleksandar Tasic, Deputy Minister of FA in Charge of Multilateral Relationship,

H.E.Mr.Dejan Ralevic, Head of Dpt.for EU,

H.E.Mr.Branimir Filipovic, Head of Dpt.for Security Policy,

H.E.Ms.Mirjana Zivkovic, Deputy Head for Consular Section and Head of Diplomatic Academy MFA Serbia.

Delegation of INIS:

1.Prof.dr Darko Trifunovic, Director of INIS,

2.Prof.dr Zoran Rakic, Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade,

3.Prof.dr Dejan Filipovic, Dean of the Faculty of Geography, University of Belgrade,

4.Prof.dr Ivica Radovic, INIS and Chairman of the Board, Institute for vegetable growing,

5.Prof.dr Nikola Tanic, INIS, and Senior Research Fellow, Institute of biology research, University of Belgrade,

6.Prof.dr Srdjan Milasinovic, INIS and Police Academy of Serbia,

7.Mr.Darko Obradovic, Secretary General of INIS.