Shoigu arrived in Rome for talks between the foreign Ministers and defense ministries of Russia and Italy

Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu arrived in Rome for talks the Ministers of foreign Affairs and defence of Russia and Italy in the format of “2+2”.

According to the press service of the defense Ministry, Sergei Shoigu, the main themes of the upcoming talks will be issues of international and regional security, as well as priority themes of the Russian-Italian military cooperation.

Before the trip to Italy Sergei Shoigu was on a working visit to Serbia. In Belgrade he met with the defense Minister of Serbia (parties agreed to expand military-technical cooperation). There was a speech about participation of the President of the Republic and the military in the celebrations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Victory.

“In the history of our relationship, we were never on opposite sides of the front line. We were always on the same side. It was in the 19th century, it was in the 20th century and, no less important, we always came out winners, — said Sergey Shoigu. — I hope that this will continue. Thank you for accepting our invitation along with the President Survived to take part in celebrations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Victory over fascism, the victory in the great Patriotic war”.