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VIOLINIST STEFAN MILENKOVIC WITH THE LAKE FOREST SYMPHONY

The most renowned Serbian violinist Stefan Milenkovic was the special guest at the concert of the Lake Forest Symphony, held on 10th and 11th of September 2016. Under the baton of American-Serbian conductor Vladimir Kulenovic, symphony performed the works of Beethoven. "Adagio for Strings" by Samuel Barber was performed as the opening number in memory of the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks.
Both concerts were performed before a packed concert hall primarily with American audience as well as with a large number from the Serbian community, who greeted music director Vladimir Kulenovic and special guest Stefan Milenkovic with standing ovation.
At the invitation of the Consulate General, and thanks to the cooperation with the Lake Forest Symphony, the concert was attended by members of the Consular Corps in Chicago. They were warmly welcomed to the concert by the music director Vladimir Kulenovic and CEO Susan Lape.
Acting Consul General Dejan Radulovic met with the performers and representatives of the Lake Forest Symphony and extended warm wishes for a successful 59th music season.
A reception was held after the concert which was co-sponsored by the Consulate General.
 


MILITARY COOPERATION BETWEEN SERBIA AND OHIO

Serbian Defense Minister Zoran Djordjevic received the delegation of the National Guard headed by Commander Major General Mark Bartman thus marking the tenth anniversary of the establishment of the State Partnership Program between the Republic of Serbia and the Ohio National Guard.

They summarized results of ten years of partnership and expressed great satisfaction with the excellent cooperation between the Serbian Army and the Ohio National Guard. They agreed that the State Partnership Program is one of the best segments of the bilateral military cooperation between the two countries, and the modalities of further cooperation within the framework of the Program were discussed.

State Partnership Program of the Republic of Serbia and Ohio is being implemented on the basis of the signed Status of Forces Agreement - SOFA of September 7th, 2006.
 


VISIT OF VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN TO SERBIA

US Vice President Joseph Biden made an official visit to the Republic of Serbia and on that occasion met the President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic and Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic.

"Our bilateral relations are developing wonderfully and we share common values. We were allies in two World Wars and share the world's greatest two scientists, Tesla and Pupin so that this is an important junction point, " President Nikolic said.

Vice President Joseph Biden stressed that the US has a strong interest that Serbia achieves political and economic success, adding that he will encourage new foreign investments in Serbia.

Prime Minister Vucic said that he discussed bilateral relations between the two countries with US Vice President, about the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina and possible progress in the future, as well as regional relations and Serbia's European path. Prime Minister Vucic said that the bilateral relations between the US and Serbia are on the upswing and expressed gratitude to the US for its support of Serbia's European path.

Vice President Biden stressed that Serbia is a key political and economic cornerstone for the whole region and that the Serbian leadership is extremely important for this part of Europe. Some moments of our common history were extremely painful, recalled the Vice President of the US and added that he was happy that a new chapter has opened in the relations between the two countries. Vice President Biden has paid condolences to all the families who lost their loved ones in the NATO campaign.

During Vice President Biden’s visit to Belgrade a bilateral agreement on extradition was signed between Serbia and the United States.


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