MOSCOW, February 25. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades for the VE-Day 70th anniversary celebrations in Moscow. The invitation was handed over when Anastasiades came to Russia on an official visit.
Moscow has invited many global politicians - including the leaders of North Korea and China - to the celebrations featuring a traditional Red Square military parade. Chinese President Xi Jinping and around 20 foreign leaders have already confirmed their decision to attend World War Two Victory Day celebrations in the Russian capital. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has also given a positive response to Moscow’s invitation. Kim’s trip to Moscow will be his first foreign visit since taking power from his late father, Kim Jong Il, as the country's leader in 2011.