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Right time to convince China to impose pressure on Pak: Congress

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The on Sunday expressed hope that Prime Minister Modi-led government uses the BRICS Summit platform to convince to impose pressure on as part of efforts to bring peace on the border.

"This is the right time as no other countries like is here. We can convince them to bring peace on border and this will only happen when the Government will stop supporting the terrorist organisation. If will pressurize then a major change can be witnessed in Pakistan's army and ISIS," leader Sandeep Dikshit told ANI.

Further commenting on the military deal signed between and Russia, Dikshit said that both countries share a good relation and Moscow has always been the most favourable countries in terms of buying weapons.

"always supported on terrorism issue. There is nothing to be surprised about on Russia's support to It is good that we are taking military equipments from them," he said.

and on Saturday signed 16 agreements and three announcements in a number of fields including infrastructure, defence, ship building, science and technology and railways.

The agreements were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Goa.

In a joint statement with Putin, Prime Minister Modi said the agreements on manufacturing of Kamov-226T helicopters, construction of frigates, and acquisition and building of other defence platforms are in synergy with India's technology and security priorities.

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First Published: Sun, October 16 2016. 14:28 IST