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PM Meets a Host of World Leaders at the G20 Summit 2019’s Final Day

On the final day of the ongoing G-20 summit in Japan’s Osaka today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting a host of world leaders including Australian PM Scott Morrison and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Prime Minister met Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro and also held a bilateral meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo.

Later, PM Modi will also hold three pull-asides with Italian President Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong, Chile President Sebastian Pinera, as well as a bilateral meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. And, Prime Minister Modi will host a final bilateral meet with Australian PM Scott Morrison, shortly before departing for New Delhi.

PM Modi already had one meeting with Trump during the JAI trilateral yesterday. But, before the session of the G20 reopened, PM Modi will meet with US President Donald Trump again this morning.

On Friday, the Prime Minister put forward a five-point approach to address common challenges facing the world, including terrorism, protectionism, and unilateralism at global financial organizations.

Earlier PM Modi tweeted,

“The BRICS family comes together yet again!

Delighted to meet BRICS leaders. Shared my thoughts on the importance of access to energy and energy security, making WTO mechanisms stronger and fighting protectionism and close cooperation to eliminate forces of terror.”

Further PM Modi met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and wrote on Twitter,

“Met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. We reviewed the full range of relations between India and Saudi Arabia. Our talks today will add great strength to bilateral ties between our nations.”

Speaking at the informal BRICS leaders’ meeting in Osaka, PM Narendra Modi said that terrorism not only kills innocents but also severely affects the economic development and social stability; hence it is the biggest threat to humanity.

PM Modi added that there is a necessity to stop all the mediums of support to racism as well as terrorism.

He also met South Korea President, shared pictures on Twitter and wrote,

“It is always special to meet my good friend, President Moon Jae-in. He is extremely passionate about furthering friendship between India and the Republic of Korea. Today, we talked about various steps to enhance trade, economic and people-to-people relations. @moonriver365”

PM Modi also talked with Chancellor of Germany. He wrote,

“Had detailed discussions with Chancellor Merkel.

There is immense scope for even stronger relations with Germany in areas such as technology and infrastructure.

Deepening cultural ties is also a key focus area.”

He later posted,

“Friendly nations, futuristic outcomes.

The RIC (Russia-India-China) meeting was an excellent forum to discuss ways to enhance multilateral cooperation between our nations and work to mitigate challenges being faced by our planet, most notably terrorism and climate change.”

After meeting President of Indonesia, he wrote,

“Excellent meeting with President @jokowi, where we reviewed all aspects of India-Indonesia ties.

Looking forward to increasing maritime cooperation, more trade and stronger people-to-people linkages with Indonesia.”

And, after meeting President of Brazil, he wrote,

“Happy to have met President @jairbolsonaro of Brazil. India and Brazil are cooperating extensively and working together in various global forums. Building on this, we seek to further diversify economic and cultural relations with Brazil.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Japan. They both took a selfie to mark the meeting.

Australian State Head took to Twitter to share the selfie and wrote,

“Kithana acha he Modi!” (How nice is Modi!)

In response to that, PM Modi wrote,

“Mate, I’m stoked about the energy of our bilateral relationship! @ScottMorrisonMP”

PM Modi also met the President of Turkey. He wrote,

“Productive meeting with President @RTErdogan. India considers Turkey a valued friend, with whom our relations are time tested. We discussed various avenues of India-Turkey cooperation and how we can improve ties in commerce and connectivity.”

PM Modi Honored by Highest Order of the Russian Federation

PM Modi Honored by Highest Order of the Russian Federation

After Seoul Peace Prize and UAE’s Highest Civilian Honor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been awarded by the highest order of the Russian Federation, i.e., The Order of St Andrew the Apostle.

PM Modi Honored by Highest Order of the Russian Federation

For “exceptional services in promoting a special & privileged strategic partnership” between India and Russia, PM Modi was awarded the order. The Russian embassy also tweeted about it. They wrote,

“On April 12, @narendramodi was decorated with the Order of St Andrew the Apostle for exceptional services in promoting special & privileged strategic partnership between 🇷🇺 and 🇮🇳 and friendly relations between the Russian and Indian peoples.
@mfa_russia @MEAIndia @IndEmbMoscow”

The Russian government says,

“The Order of St Andrew the Apostle is awarded to outstanding politicians and public figures, as well as other citizens of Russia, for exceptional services…”

Around 1699 by Peter the Great in the 17th century, the Order of St Andrew the Apostle was established, and it is the oldest of Russia’s state decorations.

However, both the highest and the oldest state decoration of Russia, The Order of St Andrew the Apostle was abolished in the erstwhile Soviet Union in 1918 but was re-established in the year 1998.

Before Indian PM Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping was awarded the Order of St Andrew the Apostle in 2017.

Also, Russian President took to his Twitter handle and posted,

“Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the Order of St Andrew for outstanding achievements in promoting partnership with Russia”

In response to that, PM Modi tweeted,

“Honoured to receive this prestigious award. I thank President Putin and the people of Russia.

Foundations of India-Russia friendship are deep & the future of our partnership is bright.

Extensive cooperation between our nations has led to extraordinary outcomes for our citizens.”

He added,

“President Putin remains a source of great strength for the India-Russia friendship.

Under his visionary leadership, bilateral and multilateral cooperation between our nations has scaled new heights.”

Along with the highest order of Russia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now been awarded around seven top global awards.

Russian President Calls PM to Show Condolences Over Pulwama Attack

Russian President Calls PM to Show Condolences Over Pulwama Attack

Yesterday night, President of Russia Vladimir Putin called Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi to show his sincere condolences over the Pulwama terror attack and also conveyed the solidarity of his country with New Delhi in its battle against terror.

A statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said that in his response, Prime Minister Modi thanked Mr. Putin for steadfast support of Russia for India’s efforts to protect its interests against cross-border terror attacks.

Leader Vladimir Putin and PM Modi recently had a meet in Sochi City in Russia.

Later in their telephonic conversation, PM Modi recommenced India’s commitment to strengthening bilateral cooperation in the action against terrorism as support of the privileged and special strategic partnership.

Then in further communication, both leaders agreed that the “concerned” must end all assistance to terrorism.

Also, they both agreed that the growing cooperation between the two countries would take their privileged and special strategic partnership from strength to strength.

Later Russian President reiterated the invitation to attend the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok later this year to PM Modi.

The statement added, PM Modi welcomed the invitation and emphasized the significance of growing economic cooperation, including in the Russian Far East within the two countries.

Moreover, Dmitry Peskov, Press Secretary of the Russian President told reporters earlier in the day:

“Russia calls on India and Pakistan for restraint in connection with the border incident.”

Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow is following the development of events.

A Kremlin spokesman said,

“We are extremely concerned about the news coming in, we are very closely monitoring the situation and, of course, we urge all parties to show restraint.”

Currently, after Pakistan’s audacious lie about not using F-16 to attack India’s military bases, media has found the ultimate evidence that contradicted the country’s claim.

Asif Ghafoor, Director General ISPR Major General of Pakistan, had denied that Pakistan’s forces had used F-16 during its attempt to target military bases in Nowshera sector India.

The DG ISPR shared,

“After PAF decided on targets, two Indian jets entered Pakistani airspace and the PAF faced them. The two planes were shot down — one fell in our space and the other on their side.”

He added,

“Pakistan did not use F-16 in any activity today.”

However, many images were shown part of the Amraam missile proving that not only did Pakistan use F-16 but also they had come with the complete intention of attacking India’s military bases. This is the claim which Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan has denied.

Pakistan was already ordered by the United States that not to use the F-16s over any aggression, though, it appears that Pakistan has broken that agreement as well.

PM Modi on Meeting With Putin: it was Extremely Productive

PM Modi on Meeting With Putin: it was Extremely Productive

PM Narendra Modi on his meeting with Russian leader Putin said he had ‘ extremely productive’ conversations with him and the two reviewed the complete range of both the countries as well focus on global subjects in their first informal summit in the Black Sea coastal city.

PM Narendra Modi on his meeting with Russian leader Putin said he had ‘ extremely productive’

He even added that the friendship between two countries would strengthen the ties and would continue to reach new heights. In his remarks, Mr. Modi also thanked Russia for playing a key role in ensuring India’s membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

The PM said –

“You have added a new aspect of the informal summit in the bilateral relationship which I think is a great occasion and creates trust”

“We discussed the whole spectrum of our particularly privileged strategic partnership, paid special attention to the economy, noted the steady growth of trade turnover, “- he further added

Earlier the sources revealed that the two might had talks on the impact of the US sanctions against Russia under CAATSA on Indo-Russia defence cooperation. The CAATSA (Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act) is a federal law that imposed sanctions on North Korea, Russia and Iran.

After the meeting, Russian President also hosted a lunch for PM Modi and the two even took a boat ride on Russia’s Sochi.

Talks With Putin Will Only Strengthen Special And Privileged Partnership Between Countries: PM Modi

Talks With Putin Will Only Strengthen Special And Privileged Partnership Between Countries: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi expressed that his talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin would only strengthen the special and privileged partnership between Russia and India. PM Modi tweeted and expressed that he looks forward to his meeting with Putin tomorrow and he feels really great meeting him.

According to the sources, the two leaders will focus on global and regional issues and also on the impact of the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, during their summit in the Russian city of Sochi today. The two will discuss the issues between the countries and talks where bilateral issues and deliberations are expected to be limited.

The sources revealed that the issues may include the economic impact in countries, situation in Afghanistan and Syria, matters relating to upcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and BRICS Summit.

The main target of this informal summit is to build the trust between India and Russia and to create convergence on key regional and global issues.

Further, the sources also added that the large part of their informal meeting would be one-to-one and there might be some segment for the delegation-level discussions.

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PM Modi All Set to Meet Russian President Vladimir Putin at Resort in Sochi

PM Modi All Set to Meet Russian President Vladimir Putin at Resort in Sochi

After an informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, PM Modi is all set to meet another leader Vladimir Putin in the seaside resort next week. The Modi-Putin summit is another important meeting what will be highlighted soon. MR. Modi will meet Putin in South Africa and then again in Argentina for the G-20 summit.

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The summit was just an instant decision that came together only after an unplanned visit to Moscow by NSA Ajit Doval and foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale. Modi will meet Putin at the SCO Summit in early June and Putin is expected to visit India in next few months.

According to the sources, the bilateral issue will not be the agenda, instead, the leaders will concentrate on strategic and global matters. While meeting with Chinese politician Modi needed to talk to XI to prevent a breakdown in relations between powers, with Russia those breakdown relations don’t apply since at the state-to-state level the ties remain strong.

The MEA (ministry of external affairs) said in afternoon – “it would be an important occasion for the two leaders to exchange views on international matters in a broad and long-term perspective

Narendra Modi, Vladimir Putin Meet For A Bilateral Discussion At BRICS Summit 2017

Narendra Modi, Vladimir Putin Meet For A Bilateral Discussion At BRICS Summit 2017

Pm Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a bilateral discussion in China’s Xiamen today on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit.

Raveesh Kumar, the official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs, sent out a tweet along with pictures of the two leaders seen shaking hands and sitting over for a discussion.

It has been three months since their last meeting in St Petersburg that marked the annual India-Russia summit. Later in the same month, they met at the SCO meeting in Astana in which India was made the permanent member of the organization.

At the India Russia summit, both the nations signed an agreement regarding the installation of units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu. They made a decision to pave a new path to their defense cooperation.