Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday arrived in Belgrade on an official visit to Serbia.

After his presidential plane landed at 1.05 pm, Putin was given a ceremonial welcome at the Nikola Tesla Airport, where he was greeted by Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic.

Serbian Armed Forces MiG-29 jets had escorted Putin’s plane through Serbian airspace.

Previously, a plane carrying representatives of over 40 Russian companies also landed at the airport.

Source: Tanjug