MOSCOW, September 6 (Itar-Tass) —— Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday received in the Kremlin visiting Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, her spouse Prince Consort Henrik, and their son Crown Prince Frederik.
The official ceremony was held at the Kremlin’s St. George Hall. The Russian president presented flowers to the Danish Queen and welcomed the Danish delegation. Then Danish and Russian anthems were played.
Queen Margrethe II was wearing a blue summer overcoat and a hat to match. The Russian First Lady, Svetlana Medvedeva, who also took part in the ceremony, was wearing an ivory dress decorated with a black brooch.
After the anthems were over, Medvedev introduced members of the Russian delegation to the Danish Queen, after which the Margrethe II introduced members of her delegation.
The Russian delegation included Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Presidential Aide Sergei Prikhodko, ministers of transport, of agriculture, and of culture.
After the official welcoming ceremony, Medvedev and Margrethe II held talks behind closed doors.