Moscow, Dec. 24 (ANI): While opening a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia and India had been “consistently and confidently developing the privileged strategic partnership”.
“I am pleased to note, and I am happy that we are consistently and confidently developing the privileged strategic partnership between India and Russia,” said President Putin.
According to TASS, the Russian President noted that the bilateral relations were developing in all directions – in international politics, economy and the humanitarian areas.
He added that a number of issues required special attention, “especially in today’s challenging economic environment.”
According to the Russian leader, Prime Minister Modi’s visit is very timely and will make it possible to “synchronize watches” on the main areas of cooperation between the two countries. (ANI)