The President of Russia

07/17/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 07/17/2019 04:44

Telephone conversation with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel

During the telephone conversation, Vladimir Putin conveyed his warm greetings to Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel Merkel AngelaFederal Chancellor of Germany on the occasion of her 65th birthday.

Earlier, Vladimir Putin sent Angela Merkel a message to this effect.

The message reads, in part:

'Your political leadership and the many years of successful work as Federal Chancellor are duly appreciated in Germany as well as in Europe and across the world.

I appreciate the relationship that we have developed, enabling us to discuss any matters, even the most complicated ones. I am looking forward to continuing our dialogue and our joint work.'