Russian ambassador meets PM to strengthen economic ties


BANGKOK – The Russian Ambassador to Thailand has visited the Prime Minister to strengthen relations between the two countries.

According to Deputy Government Spokesperson Maj Gen Weerachon Sukhontapatipak, Russian Ambassador to Thailand Kirill Barsky met with Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House. 

Both parties rejoiced at the growing relations between Thailand and Russia. The Prime Minister assured the Russian Ambassador that Thailand is a safe place for tourists and said he hoped Russia would import more farm goods from Thailand.

Gen Prayut also invited Russian President Vladmir Putin to an official visit to Thailand. Both countries will organize a celebration to commemorate 120 years of diplomatic ties.