Putin noted the potential of mutually beneficial cooperation between Russia and India


RIA Novosti

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent a telegram to the President of India Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra modi in which he congratulated colleagues on the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between States. About it reports a press-service of the Kremlin.

“Over the past decade, Russia and India has considerable potential for mutually beneficial cooperation. Constructive political dialogue established, implemented large-scale joint projects in trade-economic, energy, scientific-technical, infrastructural and humanitarian areas”, – stated in the text of the telegram.

According to Putin, occupying similar positions on key issues of global and regional agenda, Moscow and new Delhi have effectively coordinated efforts in the framework of such multilateral bodies as the UN and BRICS.

“Working together, our countries make a significant contribution to countering terrorism, extremism, TRANS-border crime and other significant challenges,” said the Russian President.

In addition, Putin expressed confidence that further strengthening of the relations of special and privileged strategic partnership conforms to the fundamental interests of the peoples of Russia and India and also goes in the direction of strengthening international stability and security.