Commander of the Russia's Land Forces met with his Indian counterpart in Moscow

The two discussed prospects of bilateral military cooperation.

Chief of the Russian Ground Forces, Colonel-General Oleg Salyukov held talks with India’s Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh, said the Defense Ministry.

“The two discussed prospects of bilateral military cooperation. In particular, issues involving reformation of the Ground Forces of Russia and India, the methods of combating terrorist threats, weapons modernization, and the development of combat training systems,” it was noted in the statement.

The two also discussed the upcoming Russian-Indian exercises – the Indra-2015 – that will be held in India this November, the exchange of experiences among representatives of delegations from military educational institutions, as well as the continued involvement of India in the International Military Games.

Earlier it was reported that joint military exercises of Russia and India would be held in November. The theme of the exercises will be “preparation and conduct of joint actions to enforce peace in an assigned area of responsibility under a UN mandate,” and the goal – the strengthening and development of cooperation between the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and India. The training will take place over 13 days.

On September 23 to 29, the delegation from the Ground Forces of India visited the Mikhailovsky Military Artillery Academy, Ryazan Airborne Military Command School, and attended a meeting with the Commander of the Western Military District.

First published in Russian by RIA Novosti.

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