Vladimir Putin and Narendra Modi were all smiles at the conclusion of their informal summit, with Moscow officials saying that New Delhi has moved one step closer to free trade with the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union.
“Extremely productive discussions with President Putin. We reviewed the complete range of India-Russia relations as well as other global subjects,”tweeted the Indian prime minister on Monday evening. “Friendship between India and Russia has stood the test of time. Our ties will continue to scale newer heights in the coming years.”