Russian Prez begins India visit
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will today begin an official three-day visit to India to discuss trade, economic, energy and cultural cooperation, as well as international issues.world Updated: Dec 20, 2010 18:25 IST
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will on Monday begin an official three-day visit to India to discuss trade, economic, energy and cultural cooperation, as well as international issues.
During the visit, he will meet his Indian counterpart Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Foreign Minister SM Krishna.
A number of documents are to be signed following the Russian president's talks with the Indian leaders.
Relations between the two countries have blossomed in recent years, with India becoming one of the biggest importers of Russian military hardware.
In 2009, Russia-India trade reached the $7.5 billion mark. The countries plan to raise the figure to $20 billion by 2015.
First Published: Dec 20, 2010 10:24 IST