MOSCOW, August 2 (Itar-Tass) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Israeli President Shimon Peres on his 90th birthday.
“You are rightfully regarded as one of the most authoritative politicians in the world. Your successful activity on the post of the President of the Israeli State and on other responsible government posts confirms this. Your personal contribution to the development of friendly relations between our countries can hardly be overestimated,” it is said in the congratulatory telegram of the Russian leader the text of which is published on the official Kremlin’s website.
“I confirm readiness to continue the constructive dialogue and joint work for the further strengthening of the whole range of Russian-Israeli relations for the benefit of our peoples, in the interests of ensuring stability and security in the Middle East,” Putin assured Peres.
He wished the Israeli president happiness, good health, success and all the very best.