PM Modi meets Russian President Vladimir Putin, departs for Zvezda ship-building complex

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Vladivostok, Russia Published: Sep 04, 2019, 08:01 AM(IST)

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During the three-day visit, the Prime Minister is scheduled to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in which the two leaders will discuss bilateral, regional, and international issues of mutual interest.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met Russian President Vladimir Putin. The two leaders left for a visit to Zvezda ship-building complex.

PM Modi arrived in Russia's Far-Eastern city of Vladivostok on Wednesday to participate in the 20th India-Russia annual summit and the fifth meeting of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF).

PM Modi received a guard of honour at the Vladivostok International Airport in the presence of Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov.

During the three-day visit, the Prime Minister is scheduled to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in which the two leaders will discuss bilateral, regional, and international issues of mutual interest.

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Following this, the two sides will sign agreements in the fields of defence, trade, investments, industrial cooperation, energy and connectivity corridors.

In his departure statement ahead of his visit to Russia, the prime minister said that strong bilateral partnership is complemented by a desire to promote a multi-polar world and the two countries should cooperate extensively in the strategic fields of defence, civil nuclear energy and peaceful uses of space. 

The prime minister was welcomed by the Indian diaspora at Russia's Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) in Vladivostok on Wednesday.

 

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