Hungarian President Katalin Novák announced to set up a network of family-friendly presidents, at a press conference held after talks with her Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vučić on Friday.
The network will comprise “family-centered, family-friendly heads of state”, she told a joint press conference in Belgrade. She praised Vučić for showing “how important families are for him, as a person and as a president.”
On another subject, Novák said the European Union’s sanctions against Russia and the arising energy crisis impacted Serbs and Hungarians alike, with ramifications reaching far beyond Europe. She warned of upcoming difficulties adding that the war was not likely to end soon. “That is why we support peace and call for the war to be stopped as soon as possible,” she said. The president thanked Serbia for its efforts to prevent masses of migrants from reaching Hungary. “We must do everything to preserve Europe’s security,” she said. On the subject of Serbia’s endeavours to become an EU member, Novák said that country would add to the wealth of the EU, and insisted that “the EU also needs Serbia, not just vice versa”. Hungary will continue supporting “all decisions aimed at (Serbia’s) integration”, she said.