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MILAN, October 17 /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin who attended his first Europe-Asia (ASEM) summit in Milan is satisfied with the trip’s outcome.
“It was a useful trip. I managed to meet many of my colleagues not only within the framework of the Europe-Asia summit,” Putin told journalists.
At the ASEM summit, Putin told his European colleagues about Russian vision on how relations should develop in the world arena and among various continents in the fight against contemporary challenges linked to terrorism, infectious diseases and other problems.
Putin is also pleased with bilateral talks which he held late on Thursday and on Friday.
"These negotiations were quite meaningful and comprehensive and I am sure that they will help Russia develop its relations with partners in Asia and Europe,” the Russian leader said.
Putin held separate meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel; Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe; Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.