Vladimir Putin calls Russia-Norway relations promising

VGTV talked to the Russain president Vladimir Putin after the closing ceremony of the World Chess Championship in Sochi, where Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen won. The President stated that a lot has already been done in developing the relations between Norway and Russia. “When Stoltenberg was Prime Minister we solved some of our problems concerning resources in northern waters. We have very good prospects when it comes to trade and development of our relations,” Putin said. “I hope that what we have achieved will not be lost, but that we will continue forward,” he added. æ

Read the full article and watch the news clip here (in Norwegian and Russian).