Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Leaders of 26 Nations to Take Part in Victory Day Celebrations
30.03.2015 23:24
Leaders of 26 Nations to Take Part in Victory Day Celebrations
http://politeka.net/15320-svoe-uchastie-v-meropriyatiyah-9-maya-v-moskve-podtverdili-lidery-26-gosudarstv/

The top politicians from 26 countries as well as representatives of UNESCO and the Council of Europe have already expressed their intentions to visit Moscow on May 9 in order to participate in Victory Day celebrations.

      The list of top guests currently includes the leaders of China, Cuba, the Czech Republic, Greece, Slovakia and Cyprus, according to Sergey Lavrov, Russia's Foreign Minister. Lavrov also stressed that some of the European leaders accepted Russia’s invitation despite of recent contradictionss between Russia and EU as well as two-sided sanctions.

      However, several European leaders including Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, UK Prime Minister David Cameron and European Council President Donald Tusk declined Moscow's invitation to the event because of Russia's assumed involvement in the crisis in Ukraine.

      On May 9, Moscow is expected to become the center of the grandiose celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of Nazi Germany's defeat in the Second World War.




Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: May 9 Moscow Victory Day Russia international  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Yudashkin  Russian Cinema  St. Petersburg  Yuri Gagarin  The Strugatsky Brothers  Best Universities  Russian business  Open Russian Fashion  Moscow  animals in Russia  Alexei Navalny  Russian Film Directors  Russian tourists  anti-blasphemy law  International Dog Sled  Rostov  Russian Chanson  Easter  Violeta Ruiz  Concerts in Saint Petersburg  Central Bank  Moscow State University  Exhibitions in Moscow  Fyodor Pavlovich Reshetnikov  Nemtsov  Russian society  economic crisis  Historical Exhibitions  The Romanov Family  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Alexander Pushkin Museum  Year of Germany  Yakutia  Karelia   Volcanoes of Kamchatka  Murmansk Region  Aeroflot  Khanskaya  Tragedy  Kizhi  Russian painters  Russian scientists  Russian science  Animation Festivals  Russian tourism  Federal Antimonopoly Service  Russian economy  Teheran International Book Fair  bridge  Muslim 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites