ATHENS, May 27. /TASS/. Russia and Greece have good prospects for the development of economic ties, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday at a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
"Of course, we have a lot of problems today and we are living through very difficult times but we do have perspectives," he said commenting on the tendencies in the trade and economic cooperation between the two countries.
He called to "transform the very good relations and feelings of the two nations into the sphere of economic and strategic development."
In his words, the two countries have good potential for cooperation in such sectors as energy, high technologies, infrastructure and mutual investments.
The president added it is important to compare positions with the Greek leadership on issue of economy and international security.
"In fact, we are going through uneasy times. This is connected with economy, and this is connected with issues of international security," Putin said.
"I think that it is very important to compare positions, as they say, to talk, discuss all these issues, look for solutions to these problems," the Russian leader added.