President Raul Khadzhimba had a meeting with a famous Russian writer, journalist and public figure Alexander Prokhanov.
Different aspects of the socio-economic and socio-political life of Abkhazia were discussed, including the prospects of Abkhazian-Russian cooperation.
Alexander Prokhanov thanked Raul Khadzhimba for the welcome and stressed that he has the warmest feelings for Abkhazia and its people.
The writer remarked that in Russia, there is a particular view of how the relations between the two states should be developing. “We want to see Abkhazia as an independent and prosperous state, which is friendly to Russia. This is a key policy of our state, which is being implemented on all levels. Yet, the most important thing is that at the foundation of this policy is the Russian nation’s special attitude towards your state”, - remarked Alexander Prokhanov. He expressed certainty that Abkhazian-Russian relations will continue to develop and become stronger.
The President remarked that in Abkhazia, help from Russia is very much valued. However, Raul Khadzhimba also noted that the government of the state aims to achieve economic self-sufficiency.
Adviser to the President Vladimir Zantaria also participated in the meeting.