India and Russia vow to strenghten bilateral partnership as Narendra Modi speaks to Vladimir Putin

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the intensification of India-Russia ties with Russian president Vladimir Putin on Wednesday as the two sides agreed to strengthen the bilateral special and privileged partnership.

 India and Russia vow to strenghten bilateral partnership as Narendra Modi speaks to Vladimir Putin

File image of Vladimir Putin with Narendra Modi. PTI

Modi, during a telephonic conversation, greeted the Russian leader on the occasion of the New Year, a release from the Indian Embassy in Moscow said.

"They discussed the intensification of the bilateral relations between India and Russia and their cooperation on international forums," the release said.

They positively reviewed the exchanges between the two countries in 2017 and agreed to further strengthen the Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership between India and Russia, it said.

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Updated Date: Jan 04, 2018 11:10:02 IST

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