Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi noted stability in relations between Moscow and New Delhi. The Indian politician spoke about it today in St. Petersburg with the leader of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.
«This year we celebrate 70 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations. During this time, much has changed, but the main thing remains: trusting, friendly relations between our countries and peoples,» Putin stressed.
The president also added that within a week India will join the SCO. The process of involving the Indian side in the organization began in Russia in 2015.
Modi thanked Putin for supporting the country in the SCO, and also noted the high level of interaction between the countries, not only at the bilateral level, but also within the framework of international formats.
«For a long time already, stability has been dominant in our countries’ relations, there have been no downturns, we have always moved forward step by step,» Modi said.
Let’s remind that in a week the SCO summit starts in Kazakhstan. At the meeting, the issue of including India in the list of members of the cooperation organization will be adopted.