Russian President Vladimir Putin raised a toast to the veterans and future victories at a reception for foreign leaders invited to the military parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war. About it reports TASS.

Putin praised the Victory parade gesture

As noted by the head of state, the feats of brave warriors and the selfless home front workers, “an important, integral part of the history of our countries.” Putin also raised a toast to the unity of the countries. “Today, it seems primarily a question of global security, terrorism, epidemic, and most people here leaders know how we in the context of their associations in meeting those objectives and how efficiently and timely we do it,” he said.

Parade in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory of Soviet people in the great Patriotic war began on red square in Moscow at 10:00. The event lasted for 1 hour and 15 minutes and consisted of three parts: in the beginning, went Hiking and mechanized columns, and then the guests watched aviaprestige. It is specified that in connection with the coronavirus pandemic of the traditional may 9 Victory parade was canceled. At the end of last month, Putin ordered to hold the event on June 24 — according to the decree, this day is declared a public holiday.

Among the guests in the stands was attended by the leaders of Moldova, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, South Ossetia, Abkhazia, Belarus, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Arrived in Moscow the head of Kyrgyzstan missed the Victory parade because of the coronavirus.

At the end of the parade, the President said that the event was held at the highest level, the organizers and the military tried heartily.