Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent New Year and Christmas greetings to the King and Queen of Spain and the Prince of Monaco and expressed the hope for positive development of relations with these countries, the Kremlin press service said on Sunday.
“The Russian head of state has conveyed his most sincere wishes of happiness, prosperity and successes to King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain, other members of the Royal Family and all Spanish citizens and stressed that he hopes to see in 2019 the Russia-Spanish relations of friendship and mutual respect developing constructively for the benefit of the two countries’ peoples and of entire Europe”, the Kremlin said.
Putin also sent a separate message to the father of the ruling Spanish monarch, King Juan Carlos I.
Apart from that, the Russian president sent his New Year and Christmas greetings to Prince of Monaco Albert II. “The Russian leader expressed the hope that in 2019 cooperation between Russia and Monaco will be enriched with new interesting joint initiatives and projects,” the Kremlin said.