NEW DELHI, March 15. /TASS/. The commander of Russia’s Navy, Admiral Vladimir Korolyov will discuss joint exercises and wider bilateral cooperation with India’s military leadership during his forthcoming visit to that country.
"We will discuss military cooperation guidelines with the Indian side, including joint naval exercises, staff talks and steps to expand the legal and regulatory basis of military cooperation," Korolyov said. "There will be a meeting with representatives of India’s top military officials."
The official part of the visit began on Wednesday with the laying of a wreath at the Eternal Flame near the Unknown Soldier monument at the India Gate Arch in New Delhi commemorating India’s soldiers who died in wars and armed conflicts.
In front of the Central Secretariat building, which houses the Defense Ministry, Admiral Korolyov was welcomed by a guard of honor.
During the visit the Russian delegation will visit Mumbai, where Korolyov will hold talks with the Western Command of India’s Nay. Also, he will be taken to an Indian naval ship and a ship-building yard in Mumbai. Korolyov’s visit to India will end on March 18.