The Russian President regretted failing to wave to all the Finns

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin thanked citizens of Finland for a friendly. He stated this during a press conference with Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinistö on Thursday, July 27, the correspondent “”.

“I want to thank our hosts for their hospitality and warm welcome of the Finnish citizens, who met us in the course of movement to the hotel for their friendliness and hospitality”, — said the head of state. He noted that the Finns actively welcomed it.

“I can’t wave to everyone, but, using the power of the Finnish media, I want you to send their regards,” said the President, after which he waved to the citizens of Finland.

A video posted on his Twitter correspondent of “Komsomolskaya Pravda” Dmitry Smirnov.

Dmitry Smirnov (@dimsmirnov175)
27 July 2017, 13:54

In the Finnish town of Savonlinna Putin arrived Thursday at the invitation Niinistö. The visit is timed to the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the state independence of Finland. In previous times the President of Russia visited the country in July 2016.

The centenary of Finland’s independence celebrated at state level. The jubilee year is celebrated throughout the country from 1 January to 6 December (independence Day of Finland) 2017.