Modi said Russia is an "integral friend and trustworthy partner" of India as he praised President Putin's personal efforts on expanding the special and privileged strategic partnership between the two countries.
Its two main purposes are that the prime minister has been invited to attend the Eastern Economic Forum as one of the chief guests and he will also hold the 20th annual bilateral summit with the Russian president.
Russia and the US are blaming each other for abandoning an arms control agreement on missiles, with Moscow warning of a new arms race and the Trump administration demanding details of a mysterious explosion that killed five Russian nuclear engineers.
Sergei Glazyev will switch to the Eurasian Economic Commission that oversees relations between member states of the Eurasian Economic Union, comprising Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan, a commission spokesman said Friday.
For Putin, the meeting was a way to burnish his reputation as a global leader. For Francis, Putin’s cooperation is essential for the protection of Christians in the Middle East, where Russia is active.
PM Modi was among the many dignitaries present at the Twelfth G20 Summit held at Hamburg, northern Germany. US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull were also present.
Barack Obama extends his hand to Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Russia on Wednesday (September 30) carried out its first airstrikes in Syria in what Russian President Vladimir Putin called a pre-emptive strike against the militants.
Chinese troops staged a celebration of the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender during World War II in Beijing; Vladimir Putin worksout in an open-air gym; Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest's Eastern Railway Terminus.
Russia, Jan 24 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended his greetings to the Indian citizens on the occasion of Republic Day. President Putin in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he appreciates relations of special and privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India. He added that he was sure that further build-up between the two nations will be fruitful bilateral cooperation in different areas. He also said that constructive interaction corresponds to their common interests and goes in line with ensuring stability and security in Asia and the entire world.