Defence Minister Rajnath Singh leaves for three-day visit to Russia on Monday. Photo\ANI
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh leaves for three-day visit to Russia on Monday. Photo\ANI

Rajnath Singh leaves for Russia, to discuss defence and strategic partnership

ANI | Updated: Jun 22, 2020 09:55 IST

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday left for a three-day visit to Russia. Singh is likely to discuss the India-Russia defence and strategic partnership during the visit and also attend a military parade in Moscow to mark the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in the Second World War.
The visit comes days after the violent face-off with China in which 20 Indian Armymen were killed in Galwan valley in Ladakh.
"Leaving for Moscow on a three day visit. The visit to Russia will give me an opportunity to hold talks on ways to further deepen the India-Russia defence and strategic partnership. I shall also be attending the 75th Victory Day Parade in Moscow," the Defence Minister tweeted.
Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar is also accompanying the minister. (ANI)

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