Government Policy

Over phone, Prime Minister Modi & Putin talk way forward on ties

Following their recent summit meeting, Russian President Vladimir Putin and PM Narendra Modi spoke on Monday about practical aspects of implementing the agreements reached at the talks and expressed “mutual intent for the further multifaceted development of ties” between the two countries.

The exchange, as per the Indian government, helped firm up the future course of action on these issues, including opportunities for furthering defence cooperation, cooperation in supply of fertilisers and enhancement of India’s engagement with the Russian Far East, reported the Times of India.

“Spoke with my friend, President Putin, to follow up on our discussions during his recent visit to India. We agreed on the way forward for enhancing India-Russia cooperation, including in supply of fertilisers. We also discussed recent international developments,” PM Modi tweeted.

“The leaders agreed to remain in touch on all aspects covered under the India-Russia special and privileged strategic partnership, and to strive to further deepen bilateral cooperation as well as consultation in multilateral fora,” said the Indian readout of the conversation.

In a statement, the Russian mission said they exchanged views on issues of international stability and security, including the situation in Asia-Pacific region.

Source: United News of Bangladesh