SOCHI, February 08. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday will continue a series of meetings with foreign leaders, who have arrived here to attend the opening ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games, the Kremlin press service said.
According to the press service, the Russian president plans to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev. Among the topics for discussion there will be aspects of bilateral relations and the most pressing international problems.
Earlier, Putin met with the Chinese, Tajik, Dutch and Turkish leaders. Moreover, he exchanges a couple of words with more than a half of the 44 foreign leaders during the reception.
Saturday is the first official day of the Olympic Games. It is not ruled out that the Russian president will attend some competitions.