MOSCOW, December 23 (Itar-Tass) — Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in India on Monday for an official visit during which he will hold talks on all aspects of Russia-India interaction.
Presidential aide Yuri Ushakov told jounalists that the Russian Head of State would hold talks with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Ushakov said Russia and India are brought together by privileged partnership relations. The sides are to discuss interactio in the economy, trade, energy, technical military cooperation, cultural and humanitarian ties. On the strength of the results of the upcoming talks thirteen joint documents are to be signed, he added.
Ushakov said Putin would also hold talks with Chairwoman of the Indian National Congress Sonia Gandhi, opposition leader Sushma Swaraj, and meet with Indian President Pranab Kumar Mukherjee.