Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić has confirmed that Serbia wants to buy Bayraktar drones from Turkey, he made the news known during the visit of his Turkish counterpart in Belgrade, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

According to him, relations between Serbia and Turkey have risen to the highest level, especially "in the modern history of our countries".

"I'm not ashamed to say that we want to buy Bayraktar drones, but the whole world wants them, so we stood in line.

We are waiting and I hope that next year we will realize it.

We are ready to pay much more than the tens of millions initially agreed upon," said Vucic.


"We are ready to go to the number of several hundred million that we would give for the Bayraktars", he added.


During today's day, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a visit to Belgrade where he held a press conference together with his Serbian counterpart, Vucic.

Baykar, the maker of the Bayraktar TB2 drone, is run by two brothers – chief executive Haluk Bayraktar and his brother Selçuk, chief technology officer.

Bayraktar drones have been used extensively by Ukraine in its current conflict with Russia.