November 28, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos
MOSCOW, Russia – The Russian Foreign Ministry’s board meeting, chaired by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, has praised Russia’s relations with India in resolving global issues, the ministry said in a statement.
“Participants in the meeting pointed to intensive Russian-Indian political dialogue on various levels and close cooperation aimed at resolving a number of global issues, including the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, Afghanistan, on the Korean Peninsula and the conflict in Syria, as well as the construction of an inclusive and open security architecture in the Asia Pacific region,” the statement reads.
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“The need was emphasized to deepen mutual coordination with New Delhi at leading multilateral platforms, such as the United Nations, G20, Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and BRICS,” the Russian Foreign Ministry added.
At the same time, “the participants highlighted the need to constantly improve the level of bilateral trade and economic cooperation, particularly through implementing large-scale mutual projects.”
Paul Antonopoulos is a Research Fellow at the Center for Syncretic Studies. He has an MA in International Relations and is interested in Great Power Rivalry as well as the International Relations and Political Economy of the Middle East and Latin America.