Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić thanked Prime Minister Viktor Orbán for Hungary’s support in Brussels at an event in Novi Sad, Serbia, on Saturday.
Vučić said “our Hungarian friends” have “raised a voice” in defence of Serbia in Brussels, while others remain silent.
“In this difficult crisis, we have agreed on one thing: that whatever it may be that Serbia is lacking, Hungary will be the first to offer it, while whatever Hungary is lacking, it can count on Serbia to be the first to meet that need,” he said.
“That’s how to build a friendship,” he added.
Speaking at the inauguration of the Belgrade-Novi Sad rail line, on which trains will run at 200 km/hour, Vučić said the line is a “symbol of Serbia’s development”.
He noted that the line was the result of an international effort, involving not only Serbs, but Chinese, Russians, Germans and the Swiss.
Vučić arrived in Novi Sad with Orbán by train.