Sochi, May 21: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of an informal summit between the two countries.
“Russia played a major role in helping India get a permanent membership in SCO. We are working together on International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) and BRICS”, said Modi.
— ANI (@ANI) May 21, 2018
The Indian Prime thanked Russian President for inviting him for an informal meeting at Sochi. He stated “India and Russia have been friends for a long time”.
Modi arrived in Russia’s Sochi for an informal summit.
The summit is being held on the lines of the Wuhan informal summit between PM Modi and Chinese Premier Xi Jinping. The meeting between the two leaders is the first since the re-election of Putin as the President of Russia.
Duo are scheduled to meet in the coastal city at around 01.00 pm and hold restricted one-on-one talks.