Dmitry Medvedev’s meeting with President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena

The parties discussed topical issues concerning Russian-Sri Lankan cooperation in the field of trade, economy, humanitarian and cultural issues.

Excerpts from the transcript:

Dmitry Medvedev: This is your first official visit to Russia marking 60 years of our diplomatic relations.

You have already had productive talks with President Putin. Now it is our turn to fulfill all the agreements reached at the meeting.

The relations between Russia and Sri Lanka have intensified. We established regular contacts between our foreign ministries, parliaments and defence ministries.

At the same time, there are a significant number of aspects that could strengthen our cooperation in trade, economy, humanitarian and cultural issues.