External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will be on a two-day visit to Moscow from August 27 during which he will meet his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov and discuss regional and international issues of mutual interest.
An External Affairs Ministry release said that Jaishankar and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will take stock of preparations for the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Vladivostok to participate in the 5th Annual Eastern Economic Forum as the chief guest and the 20th annual bilateral summit between the two countries.
It will be Jaishankar's first visit to Moscow since the assumption of key office.
He will also meet Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov. Both of them co-chair the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission - Technical and Economic Cooperation.
During his visit, Jaishankar will also participate in Valdai Discussion Club interaction on the theme of India's perspective of the Indo-Pacific.
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