NEW DELHI (TASS): The signing of bilateral agreements between the Russian Federation and India in the fields of defense, space, transport, science and technology, education and other spheres is expected during the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to India on December 6. Russian Ambassador to India Nikolai Kudashev announced this to Russian journalists in New Delhi on Saturday.
“We should expect to reach agreements in such areas as interconnectedness and transport, science and technology, space, military and military-technical cooperation, culture, education. This is not a complete list,” the head of the diplomatic mission said.
“With regard to such a traditionally sensitive area of our relations as military-technical ties, then we can expect movement forward,” Kudashev added.
He noted that Moscow and New Delhi are moving from supplier-buyer relations to joint production, joint development and joint development of new promising weapons.
The Russian ambassador noted the importance of the upcoming meeting of the leaders of the two countries. “This will be a great political event, especially in demand now, when the demand for the development of bilateral relations and the formation of a space of trust and cooperation in Eurasia is growing. We can reasonably expect a large-scale joint political statement at the end of the summit. Work is underway on it, it will be a large document. significance, covering almost all aspects of bilateral relations – from international cooperation, the United Nations agenda, reforming this organization, resolving regional crises to advancing in the bilateral dimension,” the diplomat said.
He added that this document will voice the traditional values of bilateral relations between Moscow and New Delhi.
“This is respect for the central role of the UN, commitment to multipolarity, preservation of strategic stability, joint contribution to the fight against new challenges and threats, interest in continuing interaction and consolidation on such platforms as BRICS, SCO, RIC, G20, and, of course, significant bilateral agenda”, – said Kudashev.
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