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PM to visit Russia next week for informal summit with Putin

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

will travel to on May 21 for an informal summit with Russian Vladimir Putin, the (MEA) announced today.

The informal summit will be held in Russian city of

"This will be an important occasion for the two leaders to exchange views on international matters in a broad and long-term perspective with the objective of further strengthening our Special and Privileged Strategic partnership," the MEA said in a statement.

It said both the leaders will also discuss their respective national developmental priorities and bilateral matters.

"This informal Summit in between Modi and is in keeping with the tradition of regular consultations between and at the highest levels," the MEA said.

Last month, Modi had travelled to Chinese city of for an informal summit with

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 17:25 IST