King Juan Carlos of Spain is expected to visit Russia on February 25, Spanish Foreign Minister Trinidad Jimenez said on Monday.
The king will visit St. Petersburg, accompanied by the country's foreign minister and industry minister, Jimenez said at a meeting with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov.
Juan Carlos is expected to meet with top executives of leading Russian companies, she added.
Zhukov recalled that 2011 is the Year of Spain in Russia and the Year of Russia in Spain.
"It is very nice that the Year of Russia in Spain and the Year of Spain in Russia is starting against the backdrop of very good ties between our countries, both on the political and economic level," he said.
MOSCOW, January 17 (RIA Novosti)