Mr Putin said that Thailand was interested in many fields of cooperation with Russia—in long-established spheres as well as technical partnership. Problems had recently arisen in the latter field with limits placed on Russian metal exports to Thailand, he said. Mr Putin highlighted good prospects for military-technical partnership.
President Vladimir Putin met with journalists
Answer to the Journalist’s Question during Visit to Thailand
October 22, 2003
State Visit to Thailand
October 21 − 22, 2003