This Friday, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee was awarded the diploma of Honorary Doctor of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Mukherjee expressed his gratitude for the honor that bestowed on him, and noted that relations between Russia and India have a strategic importance, “this partnership is important for us”.
The President of India announced that he came to Moscow to attend the Victory Day celebrations. “I would like to acknowledge the enormous role of Russia and the sacrifices its people made during this historical period of struggle against fascism,” he said.
First published in Russian by RIA Novosti.
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