MOSCOW, May 7. /TASS/. Russia’s defense capabilities are guaranteed and will continue to enjoy the proper attention further on, President Vladimir Putin said at the inauguration ceremony.
"Russia is a strong, active and influential participant in world affairs. Its security and defenses are well guaranteed. We will continue to pay the required, unflagging attention to these matters," Putin said.
He pointed out that Russia sought "equitable and mutually beneficial cooperation with all countries for the sake of peace and stability on the globe."