Lavrov paid attention to the fact that two hours ago Russian President Vladimir Putin accepted credentials from a number of foreign ambassadors, including the Hungarian envoy.
“In his speech, the president stressed the priority nature of our relations with Hungary. These relations are based on years-long traditions of mutual benefits, friendship, which is expressed in the two countries’ urge to implement joint priority projects in a pragmatic and business manner,” the Russian foreign minister said.
He said he plans to discuss the situation in Europe and international problems in general at the meeting with Szijjarto.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday received credentials from new ambassadors of foreign countries.
The Russian leader noted that Moscow shares Budapest’s plans to intensify dialogue and to implement joint large-scale investment projects.
Putin said that Hungary is considered one of the most important political, trade and economic partners for Russia. He sid the relations of the two countries are based on a rich history and mutual respect of the two nations. “We share Hungarian leadership’s intention to step up constructive dialogue and implement jointly quite large-scale planned investment projects,”