President Tadic congratulates the newly elected Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

Your Holiness, let me cordially congratulate You enthronement to the office of patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church. I am convinced that you will successfully lead , by clever deeds ,through understanding and love the orthodox Russian people, developing good relations with the sister Serbian Orthodox Church and the Serbian people, which had in You, in the most difficult moments, always the faithful friend and spiritual patron.

I wish You good health, spiritual and physical power in conducting Your holy and responsible mission. With great respect,

President of the Republic of Serbia
Boris Tadic

Source: The Office of the President of the Republic of Serbia