Singapore Leaders Congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin on Re-election

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President of Singapore Halima Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong sent a congratulatory telegram to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the news of his re-election. Mr Putin secured another six years in office on Monday (Mar 19th) after a record election win, garnering 76.66 per cent of the votes.

‘Russia is a valuable partner of ASEAN, taking this opportunity, I would like to invite you to participate in the summit, which will be held in November,’ – Lee Hsien Loong said in a telegram.

The President Halima Jacob, also added that ‘this year marks the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Russia.’