President George Manneh Weah has expressed confidence that the relations between Liberia and the Russian Federation will gain a new and elevated thrust, thereby creating the platform for an enhanced cooperation in the areas of trade and investment for the mutual benefit of the two countries.
President Weah’s statement is contained in his congratulatory message to Russian President Vladimir Putin, on the occasion marking his reelection as President of that country.
According to a Foreign Ministry release, in the message to his Russian counterpart, President Weah said Mr. Putin’s successful reelection as President of the Federation exemplifies the validity of Russian democratic institutions which he said is a great source of pride of that country.
The Liberian leader further added that under the dynamic leadership of President Putin, the bilateral relationship subsisting between Liberia and Russia will continue to be marked by strong ties of friendship and cooperation.
He then wished for the Russian leader a continued good health and success as he embarks on his new term of office as President of the Federation.