Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 3
Russia has assured India that it’s going to not provide arms to Pakistan throughout an India-Russia assembly in Moscow on Thursday night.
In the previous, Russia equipped half a dozen helicopters to Pakistan that was objected by India and the provides have been suspended. Russia is the biggest provider of weapons and tools to India, together with the lease of a categorized nuclear submarine.
Moscow additionally assured that it stands by New Delhi’s safety pursuits at a wider stage.
The discussions have been a part of an hour-long assembly the Indian delegation led by Rajnath Singh had with the Russian delegation led by Defence Minister Gen Sergey Shoigu.
The two sides additionally mentioned the making of a brand new sort of rifle, the AK203, in India. Both sides mentioned the discussions have been at a sophisticated stage for the institution of an India-Russian three way partnership for the manufacturing of the rifle, which is taken into account some of the trendy weapons out there for infantry forces.
Besides, the 2 nations began an important two-day “Indra” naval train to be carried out off the Straits of Malacca on September four and 5. At the assembly, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh famous “these exercises demonstrated the common interests of both countries in maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region”.
The Indian delegation comprised Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and different senior officers. Singh will even attend a gathering of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation right here on Friday.