Working visit to Germany
Vladimir Putin made a two-day working visit to Germany. Vladimir Putin took part in the opening of the annual Hannover Messe, held talks with German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel in working dinner format. The President began his second day in Germany with a wreath-laying ceremony in memory of the prisoners of Ahlem concentration camp. Mr Putin and Ms Merkel later opened the Russian pavilion at the Hannover Messe 2013.