NOVO-OGARIOVO, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin met on Friday with his Peruvian counterpart, Ollanta Humala, at his country residence of Novo-Ogariovo, near Moscow.
Putin received Humala on the first visit by a Peruvian president to Russia in the 45 years that their countries have maintained diplomatic relations.
Earlier, Humala took part in two meetings of a commercial nature, followed by a protocol visit to the Monument of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin.
The Peruvian president also met with President of the Eurasian Economic Union, Viktor Khristenko, and the head of state-run Russian Railways Company, Vladimir Yakunin.
Several bilateral agreements on trade, tourism promotion, environmental affairs and anti-narcotics cooperation are expected to be signed during Humala’s visit to Russia.