1. India, Russia holds high-level consultations on terrorism.
India and Russia agreed to have regional cooperation and resolved to jointly confront to counter the global scourge of terrorism in their respective region as part of high level consultation between both countries.
The decision was taken at a meeting which was led by Preeti Saran, Secretary (East) in the External affairs ministry from Indian Side and the deputy foreign minister Oleg V.Syromolotoy from Russian Side.
The two countries discussed issues of mutual bilateral, regional and global interest with mainly focusing on security and defence cooperation.
They also shared views on the threats national security posed by terrorism, including state-sponsored, cross border terrorism faced by India.
Both the countries then agreed United Nation Security council 1267 Sanction list processes for blacklisting various terrorists and entities must by stringently complies with. Ministry of External Affairs Said.
Both Countries agreed to have joint action plan, frequent expert level meeting, sharing of insights, exchange of practices to counter terrorism.
Ministry said, “The special and privileged Strategic Partnership between Indian and Russia was a great asset for peace and stability in the region. They also agreed for further strengthening it in all areas”. They also highlighted to celebrate 70the anniversary of diplomatic relation between India and Russia in 2017.