Ivanov to Visit India in May to Prepare Summit

April 25, 2001 - 0:0
MOSCOW Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov is to visit India next month to prepare a summit meeting between the two nations in October or early November, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday in a statement, AFP reported. During the visit from May 3 to 5 Ivanov will meet his Indian counterpart Jaswant Singh to discuss preparations for the visit to Moscow of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the statement said. Russia and India signed a strategic partnership declaration last October during a visit to New Delhi by President Vladimir Putin.

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