19 July 2012, 16:50

Putin meets with King of Spain in Kremlin

Putin meets with King of Spain in Kremlin

President Vladimir Putin has met with King Juan Carlos I of Spain, who is making a working visit to Russia at the President’s invitation.

Within the framework of the visit, the two leaders plan to meet with Russian and Spanish business people in order to give an additional boost to bilateral trade and economic ties and develop joint investment projects.

At the ceremony held at the Grand Kremlin Palace, Putin presented King Juan Carlos I with a certificate and honorary symbol of laureate of the Russian National Award for Outstanding Achievements in Humanitarian Work.

Putin noted a successful development of the Russian-Spanish economic and political relations. He thanked Juan Carlos for expressing his condolences following the tragedy in the south of Russia where a devastating flood had taken the lives of more than 170 people. 

RIA

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