During visit to Moscow, 12 April 2019, Foreign Secretary met Deputy Foreign Minister, Igor Morgulov for Foreign Office Consultations. The discussions reviewed the implementation of the decisions of the 19th Annual Bilateral Summit between Prime Minister Modi and President Putin in New Delhi in October last year. Both sides also discussed preparations for the forthcoming highlevel meetings, including India's participation in the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok in September this year.
During discussions with DFM Igor Morgulov, the talks covered preparations for the next Bilateral Summit, cooperation in the formats of SCO, RIC and other bodies. There were wideranging discussions on evolving situation in Afghanistan.
Foreign Secretary also met DFM Sergey Ryabkov. Discussions covered regional and international issues including those relating to disarmament and nonproliferation, and cooperation between India and Russia at various multilateral fora.
Foreign Secretary called on Deputy Prime Minister and Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Far East Federal District, Yury Trutnev.
Foreign Secretary's meetings were indepth and productive, characteristic of the Special & Privileged Strategic Partnership between India and Russia. The meetings resulted in enhanced mutual convergence and coordination of views on all major regional and international issues in the spirit of long standing and timetested friendship between India and Russia.
Source: Ministry of External affairs Gov of India