Peskov explained the lack of foreign leaders on the celebration of Victory Day

Dmitry Medvedev, Igor Dodon and Vladimir Putin

Broad participation of leaders of foreign States in the events dedicated to the 72nd anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war, this year was not provided. This was reported by press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday, may 10, the correspondent “”.

“Because it was not about the anniversary, some international participation was not provided,” — said Peskov.

Commenting on the presence of the President of Moldova Igor Dodon held on may 9, events, the official representative of the Kremlin said that the Russian leader invited his Moldovan counterpart to the feast during their last meeting.

He took part in the parade on red square. In addition, he laid a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin wall.

Speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin said that the visit of the President of Moldova to celebrate Victory Day in the Russian capital means a lot to the development of relations between the two Nations.

Military Victory parade was attended by about 10 thousand soldiers and 114 units of ground equipment. The aviation part of the event was cancelled due to bad weather conditions.

Referring to the Russians with the congratulatory speech Vladimir Putin noted that there has not been and will not force that could enslave the Russian people.