Putin urged to maintain the positive trend in trade with Lebanon

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad al-Hariri during a meeting. 13 Jun 2018Putin urged to maintain the positive trend in trade with Lebanon© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri urged to maintain the positive trend in the growth of trade turnover between the two countries, despite «warning signs» in the first quarter of this year.

«I would like to celebrate the positive trend in turnover growth by 17.5% (in the past year. – Approx. ed.). We need to keep this trend and to avoid – in the first quarter, there have been alarming signals of go – downs of the trend that has developed», — said Putin.

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