EAM S Jaishankar speaks to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov last evening. During their conversation, they discussed practical issues of bilateral cooperation as a follow-up to the results of the Annual Summit held in Delhi on December 6 and 2 plus 2 meeting. They also exchanged new year greetings.
The two leaders confirmed the intention to consistently strengthen relations of the special and privileged strategic partnership between the two countries in the spheres of economy and investments, nuclear energy, space, high technologies and healthcare.
The ministers agreed on further steps to expand interaction in regional and international affairs, including cooperation in the SCO, BRICS, RIC, as well as in the UN and UN Security Council.
Russian President Vladimir Putin had held the 21st India-Russia Annual summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 6 in New Delhi.