Swaraj holds talks with Russian delegation

ANI | Updated: Dec 23, 2017 16:55 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec 23 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday held talks with the Russian delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.

Swaraj chaired a meeting with the delegation in the Indo-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation (IRIGC-TEC).

Rogozin, who arrived in India today, met Swaraj ahead of the IRIGC-TEC meeting.

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in a statement on Friday said: "The meeting would enable the two sides to review the progress achieved by various working groups and sub-groups under the IRIGC-TEC, and also discuss new areas of cooperation that could strengthen bilateral trade and investment."

The delegation comprised of senior Russian government officials and representatives of trade and industry. (ANI)

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