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Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla Arrives In Russia For 2-Day Visit

The go to to Russia is Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla’s first abroad go to this yr.


Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has arrived in Moscow for talks with prime Russian officers, and so as to add momentum to the India-Russia particular and privileged strategic partnership and trade views on topical problems with regional and worldwide significance.

This is Mr Shringla’s first international go to this yr.

India’s embassy in Moscow, upon his arrival, mentioned in a tweet: Strengthening the #IndiaRussia Special & Privileged Strategic Partnership, Foreign Secretary @harshvshringla arrives in #Moscow on a 2-day official go to to carry Foreign Office Consultations.

In a video message posted on Twitter, Mr Shringla mentioned: I’m very pleased to be right here on this stunning metropolis of Moscow. This is my first go to I’ve made exterior India within the New Year. I’m travelling in these COVID occasions provides a sign of the significance we connect to our relationships with Russia.

He mentioned that he was trying ahead to his assembly together with his Russian counterpart Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov.

I’m certain it will likely be a very-very fruitful and productive dialogue, the Foreign Secretary mentioned on his two-day official go to.

He mentioned he would additionally meet teachers, media personnel and expertise the Russian tradition.

On the entire I feel, we’re on our approach to see how we are able to add momentum to an already vibrant relationship, a really sturdy India-Russia particular and privileged strategic partnership. Thank you. Spasibo vam (Thank you in Russian), Mr Shringla mentioned.


In New Delhi on Monday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) mentioned this yr’s first go to overseas by the Foreign Secretary to Moscow, on the invitation of Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Morgulov, signifies the significance India attaches to its shut and pleasant relations with Russia.

“The Foreign Secretary will hold the next round of India-Russia foreign office consultations with Deputy Foreign Minister Morgulov, during which the two sides will review the entire gamut of bilateral relations, including the forthcoming high-level exchanges,” it mentioned.

The MEA mentioned each side may even trade views on topical problems with regional and worldwide significance.

“Despite the COVID-19 pandemic situation, India and Russia have sustained the momentum of the Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership between the two countries,” the MEA added.

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