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India and Russia agrees on 16 accords

Kamov 226T choppers, naval frigates, air defence systems among major deals signed between India, Russia

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Publish Date: Oct 15 2016 8:37PM | Updated Date: Oct 15 2016 8:37PM

India and Russia agrees on 16 accords

India signed 16 agreements and declares 3 announcements with Russia after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday.


A number of pacts on cooperation in energy, power, shipbuilding, space and smart cities were signed after the bilateral talks between the two leaders in Goa.


Delegation-level talks were held on the sidelines of the 8th BRICS summit. PM Modi and President Putin also witnessed the foundation laying ceremony of Units 3 and 4 of Kudankulam nuclear plant via video conference.


Along with the agreements, the two countries have also agreed to set up a Science and Technology Commission with an eye on the future.