Moscow. External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar paid a visit to Moscow on August 27-28 August to take stock of preparations regarding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Vladivostok in September this year.
This is Dr Jaishankar’s first visit to Moscow since the assumption of office of External Affairs Minister of India.
External Affairs Minister and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov took stock of preparations for the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister to Vladivostok to participate in the 5th Annual Eastern Economic Forum as the Chief Guest and the 20th Annual Bilateral Summit between the two countries.
External Affairs Minister and Foreign Minister Lavrov also discussed regional and international issues of mutual interest.
External Affairs Minister was also scheduled to meet Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov. Both of them co-chaired the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission – Technical & Economic Cooperation. During his visit, External Affairs Minister would also participate in Valdai Discussion Club interaction on the theme of India’s perspective of the Indo-Pacific.