In a joint press conference, Vladimir Putin discussed relations with India and praised PM Modi. Vladimir Putin said in a joint press conference that relations between the two countries are very strategic, we are constantly strengthening our friendship. We are constantly in touch and frequent meetings are being held between the two countries. Earlier, both of us were in Osaka, both leaders are constantly talking in an open and good environment.
Vladimir Putin said that the decision we had taken in the last meeting was reviewed today. He said that our priority is investment and trade, both of which have increased by 17 percent. I am confident that both countries will move forward on many more front.
The President of Russia said that today there are agreements in security, trade and energy. Putin said that we want to welcome Indian companies to Russia. India and Russia have a very good relationship on weapons, we are taking steps towards building missile systems and rifles in India. Vladimir Putin said that strategically the history of both countries is very old.
“We don’t want to be limited just to relations between the customer and the seller of military technologies. We are sure about the model of transferring technologies. I have said several times about this and we have even started moving in this direction,” Modi said.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Ravish Kumar tweeted that a total of 15 MoUs have been signed between the two countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will again visit Russia in May next year. Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited him to celebrate 75 years of Russia’s victory in World War-2.
Scripting new chapters of India-Russia friendship!— PMO India (@PMOIndia) September 4, 2019
President Putin and PM @narendramodi meet in Vladivostok. In a special gesture, President Putin accompanied PM to the Zvezda shipyard. pic.twitter.com/pwvvASaK41
List of MoUs signed between Pm Modi & president Putin: