Russian President Vladimir Putin invited PM Modi.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for its Victory Day celebrations in May the next year as the two leaders had a”excellent interview” here and discussed ways to additional cement their special strategic partnership. Modi, who is in Brazil for its 11th BRICS Summit that will concentrate on building mechanisms for counter-terrorism cooperation and reinforce India’s ties with the world’s five main economies, met Putin in the sidelines of the meeting and examined the entire range of India-Russia connections.
During the meeting, Modi stated that”regular meetings have strengthened our relations”.
“Our bilateral relationships are growing. You have encouraged me to visit Russia in May for its Victory Day celebrations. I’m happily waiting that I’ll get a chance to meet you again,” the Prime Minister said.
Modi stated that he”had an superb meeting with President Putin”.
“Had an exceptional meeting with President Putin. During our discussions, we analyzed the full assortment of relations. India and Russia are cooperating extensively in areas such as commerce, security and culture. The people of the countries will benefit due to close bilateral ties,” he said on Twitter.
Modi tweeted in Russian regarding the assembly.
Putin reported that bilateral trade has registered a growth of 17 per cent.
“This fourth meeting this season. I am quite glad to have this large intensity of contacts. We’ve been implementing significant bilateral jobs and strengthening technical cooperation and our cultural exchanges are now expanding,” the Russian President said in the meeting.
The May 9 Victory Day parade in Moscow commemorates the May 1945 allied victory.
On September 5, Modi said the friendship between India and Russia was not restricted to political connections in capital cities, but was about business associations that were close and individuals.
India had declared an”unprecedented” USD 1 billion line of credit for Russia’s resource-rich Far East together with Prime Minister Modi vowing to encourage President Putin’s”stupendous efforts” to develop the harsh area.
India and Russia signed 15 agreements/MoUs in places such as mining, air, and marine connectivity, energy, natural gas, petroleum and trade in September.