Vladivostok: Russian President Vladimir Putin invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the 75th anniversary of the victory of Russian Federation in World War II next May in Moscow and Modi accepted the invitation warmly.
Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale told media persons, “Prime Minsiter Modi and President Putin have just concluded their 20th annual summit. It was warm and productive.”
India and Russia targets USD 30 billion of annual trade by 2025. Both the nations have signed documents over the expansion of cooperation in oil and gas sector, road transport and infrastructure for the development of maritime communications between Vladivostok and Chennai, investment cooperation including in the implementation of coking coal mining projects in the Russian Far East, the joint development of downstream LNG business and supplies, as well as cooperation in combating customs violations.
The Prime Minister and Putin will address the 5th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF).