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India, Russia hold consultations on UNSC issues in New Delhi

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 01, Feb 2022
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The Bilateral consultations on United Nations related issues were held between India and Russia in New Delhi yesterday. The Indian delegation was led by Secretary (West) in Ministry of External Affairs Reenat Sandhu, while the Russian delegation was led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Ambassador Sergey Vasilyevich Vershinin.
Secretary (West) congratulated Russia on its upcoming Presidency of the United Nations Security Council in February. During the meeting, both sides held wide ranging discussions on issues on the UN Security Council agenda and related developments. Both sides also agreed to deepen cooperation on issues of mutual interest at multilateral platforms. The Russian delegation briefed India on its priorities during 76th session of the UN General Assembly. Both sides also agreed to work closely together, given the common challenges faced and in keeping with their long standing Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership.
During the visit, Mr Sergey Vasilyevich Vershinin also called on Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and briefed him on Russian priorities during its upcoming Presidency of the UN Security Council.

Sources : News on AIR