December3 , 2021

Vladimir Putin To Visit India On December 6 For Summit With PM Modi

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PM Modi and Vladimir Putin are more likely to contact upon various points (File)

New Delhi:

Russian President Vladimir Putin will go to India on December 6 for the twenty first annual summit between the leaders of the 2 nations. The final time this summit was held was in 2019; it was not held final 12 months as a result of Covid pandemic.

The Prime Minister and Mr Putin are more likely to contact upon various points, with particular outcomes anticipated in increasing ties within the areas of defence, commerce and vitality.

A framework for military-technical cooperation is to be renewed for the subsequent decade, and a joint fee on expertise and science could also be introduced, information company PTI reported final week.

Simultaneously, India and Russia can even maintain a 2+2 summit that can see the External Affairs and Defence ministers of every nation meet their counterparts. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu will go to India for the primary 2+2 assembly between the nations.

Mr Lavrov and Mr Shoigu will meet External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, respectively. Mr Jaishankar and Mr Singh had been to journey to Moscow this month however that plan was modified as a result of the winter session of Parliament begins from November 29.

A spokesperson from the Russian embassy in Delhi stated the ministers had been anticipated to carry “in-depth discussions on key regional and international issues, including the situation in the Asia-Pacific (Indo-Pacific) region and developments in Afghanistan and Syria”.

The spokesperson additionally stated the 2 sides had been anticipated to trade views on interplay inside the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and Russia-India-China (RIC) trilateral.

India and Russia have additionally reached the ultimate part of negotiation for a logistics assist settlement and it’s more likely to be signed both throughout the 2+2 talks or on the summit between PM Modi and Mr Putin.

The pact will permit militaries of the 2 nations to make use of one another’s bases for restore and replenishment of provides, apart from facilitating scaling up of general defence cooperation.

With Inputs From PTI

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