Vladimir Putin dials Narendra Modi to voice his support for India’s efforts against terror

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently had a telephonic conversation with Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. The Russian President, expressed his his deep condolences over the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed. He also conveyed Russia’s solidarity with the people of India in the fight against terrorism, according to a statement.

Prime Minister Modi thanked the Russian President for his support to India’s efforts against terrorism and towards establishing peace in the region. Both leaders agreed that the concerned should stop all support to terrorism, the statement said.

Both the leaders also agreed that the growing cooperation between the two countries will take their Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership from strength to strength, it said.

President Putin reiterated the invitation to the Modi to attend the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok later this year. The Prime Minister welcomed the invitation and underscored the significance of growing economic cooperation, including in the Russian Far East, between the two countries.