Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov taking part in events in the Republic of India

Thursday, 18 January 2018 19:10

On January 17-18, Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov held consultations with India’s Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and met with Secretary (ER) Shri Vijay Gokhale and Secretary (East) Smt. Preeti Saran. 

The parties highly praised the positive dynamics in the implementation of key joint projects in various areas and pointed out that the two countries were committed to further expanding their special and privileged strategic partnership. 

The officials noted with satisfaction that Russia and India had similar approaches to current global and regional issues, including the shaping of security architecture and equitable cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region and efforts to counter terrorism and drug trafficking. They emphasised the intention of the two countries to continue to coordinate their efforts in the international arena, including at the UN and other forums, such as BRICS, RIC and the SCO.  

Moscow and New Delhi reaffirmed their commitment to forming a multipolar world order based on fair and democratic principles and the supremacy of law. 

Igor Morgulov also attended the Raisina Dialogue, an annual international political science conference, which New Delhi hosted on January 16–18, where he spoke in detail about Russia’s approaches to the situation in the Asia-Pacific region and in and around Afghanistan.

 

 

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