S Jaishankar to visit Russia from November 7-8; to hold talks with Lavrov


New Delhi: The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. S Jaishankar, will pay an official visit to Russia from November 7 to 8, the Ministry of External Affairs announced on Thursday.

During the visit to Moscow, Jaishankar will hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov focusing on bilateral, regional and international issues, AME spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said.

Discussions are expected to cover the entire range of bilateral issues as well as exchange of views on various regional and international developments, he added.

EAM will also meet the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and Minister of Trade and Industry, Denis Manturov, his counterpart at the India-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation (IRIGC-TEC) .

During the meetings, issues related to bilateral economic cooperation in various areas will be discussed.

The visit will be a continuation of the usual high-level dialogue between the two sides.

Dr Jaishankar last visited Russia in July 2021, followed by the Russian Foreign Minister’s visit to New Delhi in April this year.

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