Russian President Vladimir Putin will make an official visit to India on October 4-5, the Kremlin press service said in a statement.


Russian President Vladimir Putin will make an official visit to India on October 4-5, the Kremlin press service said in a statement.
Putin will hold talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi where they plan to discuss the key aspects of further development of Russian-Indian strategic partnership, exchange opinions on pressing international and regional matters.
After the talks, Putin and Modi are expected to sign a number of bilateral documents.
The Russian president is also scheduled to meet with India’s President Ram Nath Kovind, as well as to attend the Russian-Indian business forum.
The two sides are expected to sign a contract on delivering Russia’s S-400 Triumf missile systems to India. The deal will be worth over $5 billion. Tass reported.
The deal comes despite warnings from the Pentagon that India would run afoul of U.S. sanctions against Russia’s military and defense sector if it purchased the sophisticated weapon systems.


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