CROWN PRINCE ALEXANDER AND CROWN PRINCESS
KATHERINE INVITED BY VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN OF THE UNITED STATES AT
Washington, 6 June 2009 – Their Royal Highnesses
Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine were last night
guests of Vice President of the United States Mr. Joseph Biden and
his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, PhD in their residence in Washington D.C.
The Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess
Katherine met with Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden PhD. The
Crown Prince discussed with the Vice President areas in which the
Serbian partnership can develop with the United States. The Vice
President expressed his expectations of a great future and respect
for Serbia, and how much he liked his visit to Serbia.
During the dinner Vice President Biden introduced
Crown Prince Alexander and Princess Katherine to the guests and said
that the Crown Prince had brought democracy to Serbia. In addition
the Vice President said that Their Royal Highnesses had done a lot
to help Serbia.
The dinner was in honour of Ambassador Nancy
Brinker founder of the Susan B. Komen Foundation. Both the Vice
President and his wife Dr. Jill Biden PhD gave speeches that praised
Ambassador Nancy Brinker for her outstanding contribution in
fighting breast cancer.
Ambassador Nancy Brinker in her speech spoke
enthusiastically about her trip to Serbia last month and about the
work that Their Royal Highnesses do for the people of Serbia.
Ambassador Brinker also said she has raised one billion three
hundred million US Dollars to fight breast cancer since the death of
her sister Susan from breast cancer 28 years ago.
Ambassador Brinker gave a dinner the night before
(Thursday) in honour of Their Royal Highnesses and thanked them for
their hospitality last month when she came to Belgrade. Amongst the
guests where Senator Lieberman and his wife, who was one of the
presidential candidates for the United States and the Secretary of
Transportation Mr Ray LaHood, the Ambassador of Serbia to the United
Sates Mr Vladimir Petrovic and others.