Russia Day in Portugal
On June 12, 2019 the Russian Embassy in Portugal offered an official reception on the occasion of Russia Day. Representatives of the Assembly of the Republic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Economy, other entities, the Armed Forces of Portugal, political and business circles, artists, Heads of Diplomatic Missions and Military Attachés accredited in Lisbon, as well as members of the Russian community were presented.
In his speech, Ambassador Mikhail Kamynin emphasized Russia's willingness to further develop relations with Portugal, which are in a highly visible stage of development, reported on several cultural initiatives to be held in both countries this year to commemorate the anniversary of 240 years of bilateral diplomatic relations.
At the same time, he highlighted the creation of the CCIL on the last day of Victory.