Putin invited the President of Italy on a return visit to Russia

Putin invited the President of Italy on a return visit to Russia


Despite the difficult international environment in the outgoing year the Russian-Italian relations have developed intensively, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

MOSCOW, 30 Dec. President Vladimir Putin congratulated merry Christmas and happy new year Italian colleague Sergio Mattarello and the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Italy Matteo Renzi, inviting the President to visit Russia on a return visit, reported the press service of the Kremlin on Wednesday.

Reportedly, Putin noted that, despite the difficult international environment in the outgoing year the Russian-Italian relations have developed very intensively.

“In addition, the Russian President stressed that he would be glad to take the President of Italy in Russia with a return visit in the course of which could be continued joint work on expansion of bilateral cooperation in the interests of the peoples of the two countries”, — stated in the message.