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Russia: PM Modi To Lay Wreath At Tomb of the Unknown Soldier At Moscow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay a wreath at the tomb of unknown soldier on his two-day official visit to Russia for 22nd India-Russia annual summit. Watch The Video #WATCH | Moscow | PM Modi will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during his two-day official visit to Russia for the […]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay a wreath at the tomb of unknown soldier on his two-day official visit to Russia for 22nd India-Russia annual summit.

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Meanwhile PM Modi in MEA press release declared that he intends to discuss aspects of bilateral cooperation with his friend and Russian president Vladimir Putin.

‘I look forward to reviewing all aspects of bilateral cooperation with my friend President Vladimir Putin and sharing perspectives on various regional and global issues. We seek to play a supportive role in a peaceful and stable region. The visit will also provide me with an opportunity to meet the vibrant Indian community in Russia.’ said PM Modi.

Furthermore, the prime minister also added, that a strategic and a special partnership between two countries has been enhanced in the past 10 years. Especially in areas of energy, security, trade, investment, health, education, culture, tourism and people-to-people exchanges.

PM Modi To Visit Austria

Meanwhile, after his Russia’s visit, PM Modi will also visit European country Austria. Talking about his visit, PM said,

‘This is the first visit of an Indian Prime Minister in over 40 years. I look forward to my discussions to take our partnership to even greater heights in new and emerging areas of innovation, technology and sustainable development among others. Together with the Austrian Chancellor, I look forward to exchanging views with business leaders from both sides to explore mutually beneficial trade and investment opportunities. I will also be interacting with the Indian community in Austria which is well-regarded for its professionalism and conduct.’

‘In Austria, I will have the opportunity to meet President Alexander Van der Bellen and Chancellor Karl Nehammer. Austria is our steadfast and reliable partner, and we share the ideals of democracy and pluralism’

Earlier, external affairs minister S Jaishankar talked about PM’s visit and said,

‘There was a bit of a delay in our annual summits, it is a good tradition, we are 2 countries which have a strong history of working together. We did value the need for an annual summit. Last year when I went to Moscow, I carried a message from the PM that we are committed to the annual summit, and we will do it sooner…it is a regular recurrence. It is a way of taking stock of any relationship…one of the biggest changes has been, that our economic relationship with Russia has grown tremendously…at the leadership level, it will be a great opportunity for PM Modi and (Russian) President Putin to sit down and directly talk to each other’ said S Jaishankar.

Meanwhile, later on Sunday, Russian president Vladimir Putin will host PM Modi and next day, the prime minister go to community event.

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