New Delhi [India], November 22 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the signing of an agreement between India and Russia on cooperation in combating terrorism and organised crime. Also Read - New Delhi, Goa and Mumbai Top Booked Destinations by Indians During Valentine’s Week

“We signed an important agreement with Russia on combating terrorism and combating organised crime,” Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, while addressing a press briefing. Also Read - Mughal Gardens to Open For Public From THIS Date, Entry Through Online Booking Only | Check Timing, Other Details

The Cabinet meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Also Read - Costliest 'Ghagra'? Drugs Worth Rs 1.7 Crore Hidden in Lehengas That Were Being Sent to Australia

The agreement is proposed to be signed during the upcoming visit of the Indian delegation, led by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, to Russia from November 27-29, 2017.

India and Russia have a long history of close cooperation at the international fora on matters of mutual interest.

The agreement will reinforce the relationship between India and Russia through exchange and sharing of information, expertise, best practices and will help in curbing terrorism and enhancing the security in the region. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.