India and Russia have stressed the significance of international cooperation for unitedly fighting COVID-19, including within the framework of G-20. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephonic conversation and discussed the global situation in the context of COVID-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister Modi conveyed his good wishes for early recovery of those suffering from the disease in Russia. He expressed the hope that Russia’s efforts, led by President Putin, to fight the disease will be successful.
President Putin conveyed to the Prime Minister his good wishes for the success of measures adopted in India to combat COVID-19.
The two leaders agreed on further consultation and cooperation in addressing all challenges faced by this major global crisis, including those pertaining to health, medicine, scientific research, humanitarian matters and impact on global economy.
The two leaders also agreed to continue their close cooperation for maintaining the excellent momentum and the warm of the cordial and time-tested bilateral relations.