A London Based Digital Publication Covering Diplomatic & Business Activities Globally

Monday, June 24, 2024

India, Russia Sign New Defence Deals

India, Russia Sign New Defence Deals(New Delhi) – Russia and India have signed new defence deals worth $2.9bn (£1.8bn) during President Vladimir Putin’s day-long trip to India. Under the accords, India will buy 42 Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets and 71 Mil Mi-17 helicopters.
During his visit, Putin also held talks with Indian PM Manmohan Singh and both the leaders discussed bilateral relations and ways to strengthen them. The security situation of the region, including Afghanistan was also discussed along with topics of mutual interest.
Ahead of the visit, Putin said that he wanted to increase bilateral trade to $20bn by 2015. Trade between Russia and India is currently worth about $10bn (£6bn) a year, but has been growing more slowly recently.

Latest Posts

Latest Posts

Stay in touch

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

RELATED ARTICLES

Ahmed Bin Sulayem meets with Belgian Ambassador

Ahmed Bin Sulayem Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer...

Mexican Business Council Launched

Dubai Chamber of Commerce launched the Mexican Business Council...

Economy Minister Leads Tourism Innovation at UNWTO Meeting

H.E. Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy...

Dubai Chamber & Australian Chambers agree to expand ties

Dubai Chambers has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with...

DIFC Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) achieved record-breaking results...

Optimism Surrounds Philippine Food Exports

During the "Outbound Business Matching Mission" (OBMM) organized by...

UAE Leads Arab Economic Social Meeting

Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, UAE Minister of Economy,...

UAE Export Boost with ADEX

ADEX, Mashreq, and ADCB partner with BGN for a...

Sharjah, Istanbul Exhibition Collaboration

Expo Centre Sharjah (ECS) and World Trade Centre Istanbul...