The President of Russia Vladimir Putin on may 9 will hold meetings with the heads of Egypt, Vietnam, India, South Africa and the Czech Republic, as well as with UN Secretary General, said the presidential aide Yuri Ushakov.
"They include a conversation with Egyptian President al-Sisi, the President of the Republic of India Mukherjee, a conversation with the President of Vietnam, a conversation with UN Secretary General ban Ki-moon, a conversation with the President of the Czech Republic Zeman, a conversation with the President of the Republic of South Africa Zuma," said Ushakov. He said that Putin and ban Ki-moon will discuss the situation in Ukraine, the middle East, including the Palestinian-Israeli settlement, the situation in Yemen and Syria, RIA " Novosti ". Ushakov also said that the Russian Federation and Vietnam finalize the draft agreement on the free trade area, will soon be released on the signing. It is assumed that the jubilee parade in the Russian capital will be one of the largest and most extensive in recorded history of the holiday. Traditionally, to celebrate the victory over fascism Russia calls the guests from many countries - on the 70th anniversary of the great Victory of the invitation received 68 foreign leaders and heads of UNESCO, the UN, EU and Council of Europe. A visit was confirmed by the leaders of More than twenty countries, among them the presidents of India, South Africa, Vietnam, Mongolia, Egypt, Cyprus, as well as the leaders of Cuba and China, Prime Minister of Greece, as well as the UN Secretary-General.