8 Jun 2020 09:25

Interfax and IMEMO to hold Primakov Readings online session on India in focus of interests of Russia, U.S., China

The Interfax news agency will host an online session of the Primakov Readings forum to address "India in the Focus of Interests: Russia, the U.S., China" at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 11.

The previous session of Primakov Readings "U.S. can't afford to contain both Russia and China - experts" was held on June 4.

The participants will include Vyacheslav Trubnikov, a general of the army, a member of the directorate of the Russian Academy of Sciences' Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) and Russia's ambassador to India in 2004-2009; Nandan Unnikrishnan, an honorary academic fellow of the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi; Alexei Kupriyanov, a senior academic fellow at IMEMO's department of international policy problems.

Russian special presidential representative for international cultural cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoi will moderate the session.

The participants are to discuss the following topics: "How can Russian-Indian economic ties be advanced to match the level of their political relations?"; "India in a quadrangle: coinciding and incongruous interests"; "2030: can India's relations with China and Pakistan change?"

Journalists must apply for accreditation at interfax.ru/presscenter in order to take part in the discussion.

Questions may be asked by writing to presscenter@interfax.ru.

The deadline for accreditation and the collecting of question is one hour before the press conference begins.

A broadcast link will be available at interfax.ru/presscenter and primakovreadings.com.

The Primakov Readings is a new joint project of Interfax and the Institute of World Economy and International Relations. As part of the project, Interfax will host a number of online meetings of experts, politicians, and public figures that will address topical problems in international relations and the global economy amid the crisis. This project is supported by the Gorchakov Foundation.

Read the summary of the session held by the Interfax news agency as part of the Primakov Readings on June 11 - "TAPI's future to remain hostage of politics for long time - experts".