Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned the Afghanistan disaster and agreed to work collectively on coping with the state of affairs in a phone dialog on Tuesday.
The 2 leaders appreciated the continuing bilateral cooperation within the struggle towards the Covid pandemic, particularly within the provide and manufacturing of ‘Sputnik V’ vaccine, in keeping with an official launch issued by the Prime Minister’s Workplace on Tuesday.
“The leaders mentioned the unfolding state of affairs in Afghanistan and its implications for the area and the world. They expressed the view that it was necessary for the 2 strategic companions to work collectively and instructed their senior officers to stay in contact,” the discharge stated.
India is constant its efforts to evacuate individuals from Afghanistan after the Taliban took over Kabul on August 15, twenty years after being faraway from energy by US-led forces.
The 2 leaders additionally expressed satisfaction on the progress within the ‘Particular and Privileged Strategic Partnership’ between each international locations regardless of the challenges posed by the Covid pandemic.
The leaders additionally talked about forthcoming multilateral engagements, together with the BRICS Summit, assembly of the Council of SCO Heads of State, and India’s participation within the Japanese Financial Discussion board, the discharge added.
Prime Minister Modi stated that he regarded ahead to President Putin’s go to to India for the following Bilateral Summit. The 2 leaders agreed to stay in contact on bilateral and international points, specifically, the state of affairs in Afghanistan
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