Putin spoke with Modi on the phone

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, the Kremlin press service informed on Wednesday.

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, the Kremlin press service informed on Wednesday.

Mr Putin and Mr Modi discussed steps to further develop the privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India, as well as several large joint trade and economic projects.

Mr Modi confirmed that he would attend the upcoming BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summits in Ufa in July this year, the press service said. 

Mr Putin expressed his thanks for India’s high level of representation at the events in Moscow celebrating the 70th anniversary of Victory in the 1941–1945 Great Patriotic War.

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