Putin announced the opening of cross years of Russia and Greece

Putin announced the opening of cross years of Russia and Greece


In the framework of the events scheduled nearly 40 events, including exhibitions at the Hermitage and holding a round table in the framework of International economic forum, told the Russian President.

NOVO-Ogaryovo, 15 Jan. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting with Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos announced the opening of the year of Russia in Greece and Year of Greece in Russia in which nearly 40 scheduled events.

Pavlopoulos first visit to Russia. In the position of the head of state he assumed in March of 2015. This is his first meeting with Putin.

“Dear Mr. President, very glad to meet you personally. You have a rich program in Moscow. Today in the framework of this visit we have a wonderful opportunity to announce you about opening of the year of Russia in Greece and Year of Greece in Russia”, — Putin said at a meeting with Greek counterpart.

He added that this event provided holding nearly 40 events, including the Greek exhibit at the Hermitage, the Historical Museum in Moscow, the participation of Russian companies in the exhibition in Thessaloniki and the “round table” within the framework of the 20th International economic forum in St. Petersburg.

“We are very glad to accept in Moscow the Greek President of a friendly country, with which we share a unique historical connection,” added Putin.