Moscow, Mar 30 (PTI) Defence Minister Niramala Sitharaman will be travelling to Russia next week to attend the seventh Moscow Conference on International Security here. Also Read - Sputnik V: World's First COVID-19 Vaccine Now Available to Public in Russia, Claim Reports
This will be her first visit to Russia in her capacity as the Defence Minister. During her three-day tour, between April 3 and 5, she will participate in the VII Moscow Conference on International Security, according to a statement from Indian Embassy here. Also Read - Monsoon Session Day 2: Lok Sabha Passes Essential Commodities Bill to Raise Farmer Income, Boost Agri Sector | Highlights
Sitharaman will also meet her Russian counterpart Army General Sergei Shoigu, and other senior leaders, it said. Also Read - Ladakh Tension: What Chinese Foreign Minister Told Jaishankar in Moscow During Crucial 2-hour Long Meeting?
“The visit is in keeping with the tradition of high level exchanges between India and Russia. It will provide an opportunity to reinforce the traditional warm and friendly relations that exists between the two countries with particular reference to military technical cooperation,” the statement said.
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