Medvedev wished Putin good health and called for tea

Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Putin

The Chairman of Russian government Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the head of state Vladimir Putin with upcoming new year holidays and wished him good health. On Monday, December 19, RIA Novosti reported.

“I would like on our behalf, on behalf of the government to wish you, Vladimir Vladimirovich, President, success (…) and of course health in the coming year,” Medvedev said at the Cabinet meeting.

In addition, the Prime Minister invited the head of state “for a Cup of tea.”

Earlier on Monday, Putin met with government members, summed up the work of Ministers. According to him, the Cabinet worked “with optimum effect.” The President expressed hope that in 2017 the country will be “on a trajectory of growth.”