Putin sends birthday wishes to former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder

President Vladimir Putin sent birthday wishes to former German Chancellor and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Russian oil giant Rosneft, Gerhard Schroeder, on his 75th anniversary, said Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov as quoted by  TASS.

Peskov noted that Putin called Schröder and wished him success.

Putin and Schroeder has maintained friendly relations from the time Schroeder served as chancellor of Germany. Schroeder also chairs the Nord Stream AG shareholder committee and sided with Moscow in accusing the US of  pressure on Nord Stream II project.

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