On Thursday, Putin had a very rich program on the sidelines of the Russia-Africa forum: he held talks with the chairman of the African Union
, the president of the Union of the Comoros and the chairman of the African Union commission, and spoke at the plenary session of the economic and humanitarian forum. The President of the Russian Federation
also spoke with the Presidents of Mozambique
, Burundi and Uganda
. In addition, the Russian leader met at a working breakfast with leaders of African
regional organizations and held a reception in honor of the participants in the Russia-Africa forum.