BERLIN, August 18. /TASS/. Russian president described the wedding of Austria’s Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl, which he attended earlier on Saturday, as "heartful."
"It [the wedding] was very good, heartful," the president told reporters ahead of his talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel near Berlin.
The president did not elaborate on details, saying that it was a private visit.
Putin attended the wedding several hours before his arrival to Germany. According to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, the president brought a picture with a rural scenery, a vintage butter churn and a samovar as wedding presents. He also gave a toast in German, joked and danced with the bride and guests.