MOSCOW, March 28 (Itar-Tass) – Thai Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Thailand.
“I’ve given Sergei Lavrov an invitation to President Vladimir Putin to make an official visit to Thailand. The Thai people waits for Putin’s visit with impatience,” Tovichakchaikul said on Thursday.
“Russia and Thailand are ready to strengthen cooperation in the fields of mutual interest, intensify talks and implement the earlier reached agreements,” the Thai minister stressed.
In addition, Tovichakchaikul said Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra “will be glad to make an official visit to Russia at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin”. “We discussed the preparation of the visit. Our purpose is to yield concrete results”.
“Thailand upholds Russia’s constructive and active role in Southeast Asia. It is necessary to develop cooperation between our countries within international formats,” the Thai minister said.