We closely follow developments in your country, announced the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin to the Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov during his visit to Moscow today.

“We wish you success in ensuring that Macedonia’s internal political situation develops in accordance with the Constitution and democratic procedure. I am sure that your experience, influence, and authority will be of help here”, said the President of the Russian Federation.

Putin expressed his pleasure that Macedonian-Russian relations are improving and that also there is a progress in the economic ties.

At the start of the meeting, Putin congratulated President Ivanov on the award he received yesterday from the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, Cyril.