by Hugo Salinas Price, Plata:
Your Excellency, Ambassador Edward Malayan; Doctor Vladimir Shamakhov, Director of the Northwest Institute of Management of Russian Presidential Academy, members of the Honorable Diplomatic Corps here present, and esteemed audience:
I am greatly privileged to be with all of your today, here in the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Mexico.
My special thanks for His Excellency, Ambassador Edward Malayan, who has become a very special friend. I thank him for his interest in my ideas regarding a silver coin, and especially for his support for my two visits to his great country, in the course of which I was able to talk with personalities of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Central Bank of Russia, and the University of Moscow, as well as with various intellectuals and monetary analysts in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Your Excellency, many thanks for your friendship and assistance!