Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of Russia Vladimir Putin, have taken a step ahead to strengthen the strategic partnership between India & Russia. They have decided a mutually convenient date for the next, bilateral summit. PM said, he looks forward to welcoming President Putin in India.
According to the Ministry of External Affairs, PM received a phone call today from Russian President Vladimir Putin. In the conversation, they reiterated their commitment to further strengthen India-Russia ‘Special & Privileged Strategic Partnership’ & expressed appreciation for continued momentum in bilateral interactions despite COVID-19.
Prime Minister Modi thanked President Putin for his personal commitment to strengthening bilateral relations with India. PM Modi also thanked President Putin for the successful Russian Chairmanship of the SCO and BRICS this year. He conveyed his eagerness to participate in the forthcoming SCO and BRICS Summit later this year, as well as the Council of SCO Heads of Government to be hosted by India, said MEA in a statement.