The message reads, in particular:
“I would especially like to emphasize that Spain's most recent history has, in many respects, been determined by your exceptionally outstanding and substantial activities. The wisdom and decisiveness you have shown assisted Spain's becoming a democratic country and economic development. The country's role in international affairs and in European integration has also considerably increased.
We highly appreciate the fact that you are Russia's true friend and the convinced supporter of strengthening the centuries-old ties between our peoples. Today Russian-Spanish cooperation can serve as an example of trust-based, constructive, partner relations.”