Vladimir Putin held talks with Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron. These transcripts were provided by the Russian Presidential Press Office. Mr Putin and Mr Cameron discussed various aspects of bilateral relations and the international agenda, including the situation in Syria. The talks continued over a working breakfast, following which the two leaders made press statements.
At a joint press conference in the balmy Sochi sun, with palm trees in the background, President Vladimir Putin of Russia and Prime Minister David Cameron of the UK said their two hours of talks had concentrated on ways of solving the Syria conflict but also covered UK-Russian trade and investment and security for the Sochi Winter Olympics next year. Mr Cameron said their talks were aimed at ensuring “people in both countries are left safer and better off.”
A large crowd of 300 people gathered at the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park on Thursday morning 9th May for the annual Victory Day act of remembrance recreating an atmosphere of Victory Day in Russia in London. A record number of wreaths were laid at the Memorial during a commemoration of the Soviet and British soldiers who served in the Second World War and a reception of a buffet and alcoholic beverages were provided by the CIS nations.
BOCHAROV RUCHEI, SOCHI, May 10 (RIA Novosti) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron a tour of the Olympic venues being readied in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Victory Day celebrating the Allies defeat of the Axis powers will be celebrated in London with wreath laying, a ceremony for veterans of the Arctic convoys aboard HMS Belfast on the Thames and a Tribute Concert by the London Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
President Barack Obama wants to ease diplomatic tensions with Moscow and had a letter hand delivered to President Vladimir Putin to propose new ways to cooperate, Russian officials said Monday.