India-Russia ties will be strengthened: Modi tells Medvedev

Nov 13, 2014, 09:30 IST | IANS

Nay Pyi Taw: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday met his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev and said he was sure India-Russia ties will be strengthened.

"Am sure India-Russia ties will be strengthened: PM @narendramodi to PM Medvedev," a tweet by the Prime Minister's Office quoted Modi as saying.

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

On day three of his visit to Myanmar, Modi met Medvedev ahead of the East Asia Summit.

Modi recalled his visit to Russia in 2001, according to the tweets posted by the PMO.

The Russian prime minister conveyed that India is a “close and valued partner for us”.

Medvedev said: “There are many areas where we are cooperating”, on the extent of Russia-India relations.

A PMO tweet showed Modi listening to the proceedings of the East Asia Summit here.

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