Raul Khajimba congratulated Vladimir Putin on Happy New Year
Sukhum. December 29. Apsnypress. The message says:
"Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich!
On behalf of the people and the leadership of Abkhazia and myself I cordially congratulate you on the coming New Year and Merry Christmas.
It is encouraging to note that in the outgoing year Abkhaz-Russian relations have developed steadily and rapidly, in the interests of our peoples. Actively implemented the provisions of the Treaty on alliance and strategic partnership, strengthened the juridical base of bilateral relations, embodied in the life of the agenda of bilateral cooperation in various fields.
I am sure that in the new, 2017, the Abkhaz-Russian bilateral cooperation will only increase. I sincerely thank you, dear Vladimir Vladimirovich, for the attention to the socio-economic development of Abkhazia, strengthening the regional security and the expansion of cultural and humanitarian ties between our peoples.
I wish you, dear Vladimir Vladimirovich, good health and new successes in your responsible state work, and the Russian people - peace and prosperity".