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Modi, Putin to hold informal summit in Russia

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Modi will visit on May 21 for an informal summit with Russian in Sochi, the said on Monday.

Modi will be travelling to at Putin's invitation.

This comes after the informal summit between Modi and Chinese in last month.

An release on Monday said Modi's visit to will be an important occasion for him and to exchange views on international matters in a broad and long-term perspective in order to further strengthen the special and privileged strategic partnership.

"Both leaders will discuss their respective national developmental priorities and bilateral matters," the release said.

It said that the informal summit was in keeping with the tradition of regular consultations between and Russia at the highest level.

The Sochi meeting comes in the wake of pulling out of the nuclear deal signed between and six world powers (Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the US).

is also expected to visit later this year for the annual bilateral summit.

Russia and are the only two countries with which holds annual bilateral summits.

Putin won a fourth term in office in March this year.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 19:30 IST
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