Russian President Vladimir Putin To Be Hosted By PM Modi Alongside 2+2 Talks

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi & Russian President Vladimir Putin could have a one on one assembly adopted by dinner on the PM’s Lok Kalyan Marg’s residence on December 6, 2021, together with the primary “2+2” format talks, PTI reported.

Exterior Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will maintain the two+2 dialogue with their Russian counterparts Sergey Lavrov and Sergey Shoygu.

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President Putin visited India in 2018 and this time their discussions are more likely to deal with Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific, strategic stability, local weather change, Center-East and terrorism. It’s anticipated that the assembly will final solely of few hours due to the Covid-19 disaster in Russia. 

In response to a PTI report, Jaishankar and Singh have been to journey to Moscow within the final week of November however the plan is being amended primarily because of the Winter session of Parliament that’s scheduled from November 29. The summit is anticipated to provide particular outcomes in additional increasing ties in areas of defence, commerce and power, report PTI.

It’s learnt that the 2 sides are going to agency up a lot of agreements within the areas of defence, commerce and funding, and science and know-how on the summit. A framework for military-technical cooperation is ready to be renewed for the subsequent decade on the summit in addition to asserting a joint fee on know-how and science.

India & Russia is on the ultimate part of negotiation for a logistics help settlement and it’s more likely to be signed both in the course of the two-plus-two talks or on the summit. This settlement will enable militaries of the 2 international locations to make use of one another’s bases for restore and replenishment of provides, in addition to facilitating scaling up of general defence cooperation.

The unfolding humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan and implications of the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul for regional safety are additionally anticipated to determine prominently on the summit.

The summit was postponed final 12 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Each the international locations have a mechanism beneath which India’s prime minister and the Russian president maintain a summit assembly yearly to evaluation the complete gamut of ties. To date 20 Annual Summit conferences have taken place alternatively in India and Russia.

In response to PTI, Jaishankar and Singh have been additionally more likely to journey to Washington for the India-US ‘2+2’ dialogue with US Secretay of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin later this month or early December. Nevertheless it has been pushed to January. 



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