Russia has supported the stand of India in Jammu & Kashmir on removal of Article 370. Russia said that change in the status of Jammu & Kashmir was carried out “within the framework of the Constitution” of India.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia stated, “Moscow expects that India and Pakistan will not allow aggravation of the situation in the region due to the change by Delhi in the status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.”
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia further said, “We proceed from fact that the changes associated with the change in the status of the state of J&K and its division into two union territories are carried out within framework of the Constitution of the Republic of India”
Russia is a consistent supporter of normalization of relations between India and Pakistan.We hope that the differences between them will be resolved by political and diplomatic means on a bilateral basis according to Shimla Agreement of 1972 and Lahore declaration of 1999.