Vladimir Putin congratulated Jean-Claude Juncker on his election to the post of President of the European Commission

ответы Путина

In his message of greeting, the Russian President stressed that Jean-Claude Juncker is assuming this position in a difficult time for all of Europe. Noting that relations between Russia and the European Union are being seriously tested, Vladimir Putin nevertheless expressed hope that they will continue to develop in the spirit of mutually advantageous strategic partnership.

The President of Russia also expressed his confidence that Mr Juncker’s high international authority, extensive political experience and principled dedication to the idea of European unity would contribute to the constructive work of the European Commission and would serve to enhance ties between Russia and the European Union.

Source: official website of the President of Russia