13 Nov 2019 21:43

Russian-Indian trade increase maintains momentum - Putin

BRASILIA. Nov 13 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin noted at a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Brasilia that all the agreements reached earlier are implemented.

"All the agreements reached at our previous meetings are implemented, including the agreements reached during the summit in Vladivostok this September. Major bilateral projects in various sectors are implemented," Putin said, adding that military technical ties and humanitarian exchanges are also expanding.

Bilateral trade increased by over than 18% in 2018, the president said. "I would like to point out that we're not losing anything this year, the momentum gained is maintained," Putin said.

Putin also noted that he is looking forward to meeting Modi in Moscow in 2020. "I am looking forward to our meeting in Moscow at the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Second World War next May. I will be delighted to see you," Putin said.