8 April 2013, 09:01

Putin to consider the entire range of cooperation issues with Holland

Владимир Путин интервью ARD

Russian President Vladimir Putin will consider the entire range of cooperation issues, from cultural cooperation to interaction in political and economic problems, when paying a brief visit to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, later today in the wake of his visit to Hanover, Germany.

The basic objective of Putin’s visit to Amsterdam is the attendance, together with Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, of a ceremony to open the Year of Russia in the Netherlands and the Year of the Netherlands in Russia.

The Russian leader will, besides, have talks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte to take up the international agenda, exchange views on promoting relations with the European Union, including a dialogue on a visa-free travel.

The two leaders will also consider ways to settle the financial crisis in the Eurozone.

Voice of Russia, TASS

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