The hosts greeted the Putin couple at the entrance. Mr and Mrs Putin took a tour of the house and the rose garden with the Blairs.
After this, the two leaders had a conversation in the Prime Minister’s study. Sergei Prikhodko, deputy head of the Presidential Executive Office, was also present.
After the conversation, Mr and Mrs Blair invited their guests for dinner.
Visit to Great Britain
December 21 − 22, 2001