MOSCOW, December 1 (Itar-Tass) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Mexican President Enrique Pena on the inauguration, the Kremlin press service reported on Saturday.
In his greetings message, Putin said, “Mexico is an important partner of Russia in Latin America. I’m satisfied with the development of Russian-Mexican relations in the fields of economy, trade, science, technique and the humanitarian sphere.”
Among priority tasks, the Russian president named the intensification and diversification of trade turnover, the implementation of joint projects in the oil and gas sector, for instance, where Russia and Mexico take the leading positions.
Putin also noted fruitful cooperation within multilateral formats, primarily within the U.N. and expressed hope for further development of the dialogue on key international issues, in particular in the fight against terrorism, organized crime, illicit drug trafficking and other trans-national challenges.
The Russian president also praised the results of Mexico’s participation in the G-20.