Spanish Ambassador -in Belgrade Miguel Fuertes Suares hosted a reception on October 12, the national holiday of his country, and stressed that relations between Spain and Serbia are remarkable, “with mutual sympathy, cordiality and respect.”
The reception began with the intonation of the national anthems of Spain and Serbia, as well as the anthem of the European Union.
At the beginning of Suarez’s address, a minute of silence was held for the victims of recent floods in Majorca.
The reception was attended by Ministers Zoran Djordjevic and Goran Trivan, representatives of the diplomatic corps and religious communities, as well as numerous figures from political, cultural and public life.
The Kingdom of Spain Day is celebrated in honor of Christopher Columbus entering the soil of America in 1492, and is celebrated as the Day of the Spanish Armed Forces.