Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting India today i.e. on December 6. Prior to Putin’s arrival, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu have also reached India. Both the ministers met their counterparts Dr. S. Jaishankar and Rajnath Singh. After this meeting, the round of meetings has now started.
Assault Rifle AK-203 deal signed between India and Russia
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu held a meeting in New Delhi today. During this, both the leaders signed the agreements between India and Russia. Under this agreement was signed like contract for procurement of 6,01,427 7.63x39mm assault rifle AK-203 through Indo-Russia Rifles Private Limited, Program for Military-Technical Cooperation from 2021-2031. During the meeting, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said that the annual India-Russia summit today once again reaffirms the vital importance of the Special Strategic Partnership between our countries in the evolving geopolitical situation. Rajnath Singh said that defense cooperation is one of the most important pillars of our partnership. I hope that the India-Russia partnership will bring peace to the entire region and provide stability to the region. Rajnath Singh further said that India-Russia relations are based on the basis of a common interest in multilateralism, global peace, prosperity, mutual understanding and trust.
India-Russia cooperation in military and technical fields important: Shoigu
During the meeting, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that India-Russia cooperation in military and technical field is especially important at this time for the relationship of our countries. We had a detailed discussion with Raksha Mantri about defense sector cooperation in the meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission today.
Meeting between Sergei Lavrov and S Jaishankar
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Foreign Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar held a meeting in New Delhi today. During the meeting, Dr. S Jaishankar while addressing the media said that this is our fourth meeting. It symbolizes the special and privileged strategic partnership between India and Russia. Today we have the opportunity to discuss not only our bilateral relations and the global situation, but we will also participate in the first 2+2 meeting. He said that the annual India-Russia summit is a unique event for us. PM Modi and President Putin share a relationship of trust. We are looking forward to very important outcomes from the summit. The India-Russia partnership is unique. I am sure that today’s talks will be very fruitful.
Rajnath Singh receives Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh received Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu at Sushma Swaraj Bhavan. The two leaders will participate in the first 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue between India and Russia today.
These issues will be discussed between India and Russia
Several major defense deals will be signed during Putin’s visit. There will be a stamp on the continuation of defense cooperation between the two countries for the next ten years and a framework for this. A Reciprocal Exchange of Logistics Agreement will also be agreed upon for defense cooperation. Apart from this, the latest surface-to-air missile system Igla-S shoulder fired missile deal will also be discussed.