MOSCOW, December 31 (KATAKAMI / Itar-Tass) — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sent congratulatory messages on Christmas and New Year to his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama, the Kremlin press service reported on Friday.
“In the outgoing year we managed to achieve tangible results in joint efforts in order to provide the positive dynamics of Russian-U.S. cooperation,” Medvedev said in the congratulatory message. “Our sincere and constructive dialogue contributed to the solution of the most important bilateral and international issues. The new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, which builds up the foundations of global security, was signed. Large-scale cooperation in high technologies and innovations was established. The bilateral Presidential Commission launched promising projects in various fields,” Medvedev noted.
“I hope that in the next year we will continue the intensive dialogue, consistent development on the path of pragmatic and long-term partnership between our countries,” the Russian president underlined. (*)