The President of Russia Vladimir Putin during a conversation with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras reaffirmed the readiness of the capital of Russia to consider the provision of payment by the Greek state and private companies.
"Reviewed a range of bilateral relations in the context of the implementation of the agreements reached during the visit of Alexis Tsipras to the Russian Federation from April 7-9, 2015. Close attention is paid to joint infrastructure plans, the issue of energy cooperation, including the construction of the gas transmission system in Greece as part of a new project to transport gas from Russia through Turkey and other European countries ", - reported in the report on the Internet representation of the Kremlin
"in this regard, confirmed the readiness of the Russian side to consider the provision of payment by the Greek state and private companies that will be involved in this project ", - noted there. The press service added that they discussed the future of bilateral contacts at different levels. Before Thursday, it was announced that the Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras. The improvement of relations between Greece and Russia over the past period of time has attracted keen interest from the EU and the USA. Remember, April 9, in the process of his visit to the capital of Russia, Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras said that relations between Russia and the EU need to restart to prevent international calls for energy cooperation and the displacement of Residents. On 8 April, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras discussed the Ukraine and the issue of introduction of sanctions against Russia from the EU. For example, Putin reminded that Russia is extremely interested in the full implementation of the Minsk agreement on Eastern Ukraine. But Tsipras said that Greece has repeatedly expressed its disagreement with the logic of imposing sanctions against Russia, such action is in fact an economic war.