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Russia confers PM Modi with highest State Honour

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on Friday conferred with the highest state decoration -- Order of St Andrew -- for exceptional services in promoting a special and privileged strategic partnership between Russian and

"On April 12, @narendramodi was decorated with the Order of St Andrew the Apostle for exceptional services in promoting special and privileged strategic partnership between and and friendly relations between the Russian and Indian peoples," the tweeted.

The Order of St Andrew the Apostle the First-Called is the highest order and the oldest state order of Russia, first established in 1698. It was abolished under the erstwhile but re-established in 1998.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 15:49 IST
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