VLADIVOSTOK, September 8 (Itar-Tass) —— New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key suggested to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin discussing a free trade zone agreement, and in 2013 the prime minister plans to visit Russia.
Russia’s president and New Zealand’s prime minister had a meeting on the fields of the APEC summit on Saturday. Putin thanked Key for assistance in preparations for the summit.
“Your visit to Moscow is planned, you are aware of our invitation, and I would like to repeat it,” Putin said.
John Key, in his turn, congratulated Russia with its joining the World Trade Organisation, and with construction of a new campus of future Far East federal university.
“I hope we shall be able to discuss our work on a free trade agreement,” John Key said.
He added he was looking forward to visiting Moscow and hoped the visit will take place in 2013.