Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited President Rodrigo Duterte to visit his country during their meeting at the sidelines of the APEC Leaders’ Meeting in Peru early Sunday (PHL time).
“Russian President Vladimir Putin has formally extended an invitation for President Duterte to go to Russia. This will be preceded by a trip that I would undertake there this December,” Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay said in an interview in Lima, Peru.
Yasay said that Duterte’s trip to Russia would pave the way for the forging of better relations of between the two nations.
“I look forward for an even more optimistic and more closer and more detailed discussions of the President (Duterte) with the head of state of Russia. And that would mark the beginning of our entering into various agreements to achieve our objectives and goals,” he added.