Putin to be surprise guest at Austria minister’s wedding ceremony

Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd left) arrive at the Red Army memorial in Vienna to lay down a wreath. Photo: June 2018 Symbol copyright Reuters Image caption Ms Kneissl (left) invited Mr Putin (2nd left) to attend her wedding ceremony throughout his seek advice from to Austria earlier this year, Russian officers say

Russian President Vladimir Putin will be a marvel guest at Saturday’s marriage ceremony of Austrian Overseas Minister Karin Kneissl, Moscow has showed.

“Yes, he’s going to drop by at the approach to Berlin,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as announcing by way of Russia’s Ria Novosti news agency.

He used to be referring to Mr Putin’s talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Ms Kneissl, FIFTY THREE, will marry businessman Wolfgang Meilinger at vineyard in Austria’s Styria state, stories say.

Meanwhile, Mr Putin’s adviser Yuri Ushakov instructed Russia’s Interfax information agency: “we will name in and congratulate them.”

He delivered that the Russian president had been invited to attend the marriage when he visited Austria earlier this yr.

Ms Kneissl, an independent, was once picked for the foreign minister job by way of Austria’s far-proper Freedom Birthday Celebration – a coalition spouse in the present government.

The Freedom Celebration is assumed to have links to Russia’s governing United Russia celebration.

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