Russian Foreign Ministry: On August 27 in Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet Indian Foreign Minister Dr. S Jaishankar. They will discuss ways to further advance bilateral cooperation, as well as compare notes on the schedule of upcoming contacts. (File pics) pic.twitter.com/uX8iRMYsOm
Russia supported India's position on Kashmir. Both the parties reiterated the importance of bilateral consultations and mutual support for principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Non-interference of third parties was also reiterated. Doval's Moscow visit comes on Patrushev's invite.
"NSA’s talks with his Russian counterpart covered preparations for PM’s visit to Vladivostok for the Eastern Economic Forum in early September, bilateral cooperation between the two National Security Councils as well as regional and international issues," read the press release.
Russia and India reaffirmed their intention to bolster counter-terrorism cooperation.
"Doval also met director of ROSCOSMOS Dmitry Rogozin to review ongoing cooperation in the space field and the Gaganyaan programme," the press release added.
Space cooperation was also on the table. Rogozin lauded the progress of the Chandrayaan programme and conveyed Russia’s support and best wishes for the Mission’s success.
(With inputs from ANI)
The meeting will come just a few days before the Eastern Economic Forum is due to begin from September 4 to September 6 in Vladivostok.