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24 November 2017

LECTURE OF H.E. DENIS KEEFE, AMBASSADOR OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND AT DIPLOMATIC ACADEMY

On the occasion of the 180th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, H.E. Denis Keefe, Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Republic of Serbia gave a lecture to students of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia.

After his initial remarks, Ambassador Keefe gave a historical background to the present cooperation, common interests and values that had characterized bilateral diplomatic relations between the two countries for almost two centuries.

The Ambassador reviewed current bilateral relations between the UK and the Republic of Serbia and pointed to the Embassy's activities in terms of support that the UK gives to Serbia along its path to EU integration, reforms and modernization of the state administration and e-government as well as to other forms of cooperation.

After the lecture, Ambassador Keefe answered many questions asked by the students of the Diplomatic Academy which were mostly related to the UK's foreign policy following the Brexit.