Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend the celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of ‘Victory’ in the Great Patriotic War in Moscow on May 2020.

During their bilateral discussion, President Putin told PM Modi that “we are expecting you in May next year at the celebrations devoted to marking the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, Victory over Nazism.”

The Russian President noted that he has also planned to meet with PM Modi at the Summit of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) in Brazil, scheduled for November 2019. 

He continued that he held a one-on-one meeting with the Indian Prime Minister, discussed a broad range of issues while traveled on a boat to a new Zvezda Shipyard and on the way back, reported source.  

President Putin thanked PM Modi for attending the Eastern Economic Forum in Russia’s Vladivostok as the ‘Chief Guest’. A serious groundwork has been prepared by the ministries, business entities, and agencies, before the meeting, added the Russian President. 

President Vladimir Putin continued, “A solid package of bilateral documents had been agreed on, including in trade, investment, and industrial sector, on military and technical ties, education and culture.”

He has emphasized that India and Russia “have been working rather actively in the global arena, supporting each other.”

“Our positions are very close or coincide on many key issues of the international agenda,” added President Putin. 

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