MOSCOW, December 5. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay an official visit to India on December 11, the Kremlin press service said on Friday.
“There are plans to discuss with Indian partners in New Delhi further strengthening of Russian-Indian multi-faceted cooperation, including issues of expanding mutual trade and investments and deepening interaction in nuclear power,” the Kremlin said. “The main focus will be on development of mutually beneficial projects in advanced technology and innovation.”
The parties will consider current issues of the international agenda, also in the context of strengthening coordination in such multi-sided platforms as the United Nations, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a security grouping comprising Russia, China and the Central Asian former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, and the BRICS developing-nation assembly of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, the Kremlin said.
Russia and India are expected to adopt a joint statement after the meeting and sign a number of bilateral documents, the Kremlin added.