Putin congratulated India on the 70th anniversary of independence

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin sent a congratulatory message to Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee and the Prime Minister of India Narendra modi on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the country’s independence. On Tuesday, August 15, according to the Kremlin website.

In his message the Russian head of state highly appreciated the achievements of India in the economic, social and other spheres.

“Russian-Indian relations have always been built on the basis of principles of friendship and mutual respect. Wide experience of fruitful bilateral cooperation in all areas, coordination of efforts in solving important problems of regional and global agenda”, — Putin said.

Moscow is ready to strengthen the “very privileged” strategic partnership with new Delhi, the telegram stresses.

1 Jun Narendra modi during a joint press conference with Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the St Petersburg international economic forum (SPIEF) expressed the hope that higher growth of relations with Russia.