Had ‘excellent talks’ with Russia minister, says Jaishankar | India News

NEW DELHI: Foreign minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said he held “excellent talks” with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov during which they discussed bilateral strategic ties and exchanged views on the international situation. Jaishankar is on a three-day visit to Russia to attend a meeting of the foreign ministers of the SCO.
“Pleasure to meet FM Sergey Lavrov, this time in person. Excellent talks that reflect our special and privileged strategic partnership. Value our exchanges on the international situation,” Jaishankar tweeted.

Lavrov said after the meeting that the two sides discussed the “development of strategic partnership in all areas: bilateral relations, cooperation within the frameworks of SCO, Brics and UN”.
Earlier in the day, Jaishankar held separate bilateral meetings with his Kyrgyz and Tajik counterparts and discussed ways to boost India’s strategic partnership with the two Central Asian countries.

[Source :Times of India]


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