"My visit to the Russian Federation should be considered as a sign of trust to Russia," Pahor said during the Russian-Slovenian business forum.
moreover, Slovenia intends to make efforts aimed at boosting economic cooperation with Russia despite deterioration of EU-Russian relations, Slovenia President Borut Pahor said on Friday.
“At the moment our cooperation is complicated by deteriorated relations between the European Union and Russia that is why Slovenia wants – and that is the aim of my visit – to do everything in our power to boost economic cooperation,” Pahor said during the Russian-Slovenian business forum.
Earlier in the day, Pahor arrived in Moscow on a two-day official visit. The Slovenian leader called his trip to Moscow a sign of the Balkan country's authorities trust to Russia.
The visit was in the waiting after Russian President Vladimir Putin invited his Slovenian counterpart to Russia during his trip to the Balkan country in July 2016.