Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić said after meeting Hungarian Prime Minister Vktor Orbán that true friends could rely on each other even in hard times, and Serbia and Hungary “are definitely true friends”. He said it was “an honour” to decorate Orbán with Serbia’s highest state award. Vučić thanked Orbán for his efforts to improve the two countries’ relations, which he said were “at an all-time high”. Serbia is grateful to Hungary, “and particularly the Hungarian prime minister”, for its open and clear support of Serbia at all forums, whether the issue in question be European integration or regional or bilateral issues, the president said. True friends are revealed during difficult times, and Hungary had the strength to stand with Serbia “even when it would have been easier to turn its back to it”, Vučić said. “So Hungary can be certain that Serbia will always remain its true friend and supporter,” he added. Serbia and Hungary’s friendship mandates that the two countries continue to develop their strategic relations and cooperation, Vučić said.