The coming days will see high-level talks on various subjects between Indian and Russian officials

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit India in October to discuss the bilateral ties between the countries, according to a report published by Times Now News.

The report says that the Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson, Anurag Srivastava said that coming days would see Indian and Russian officials hold high-level talks on various subjects including the international strategies and relations of both the countries with others.

The report quoted Srivastava saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to President Putin on July 2 and congratulated him on the Constitutional changes and successful national voting on the same.

Times Now News quoted PTI as saying in one of its reports that Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid a visit to Moscow in June to be a part of the 75th victory anniversary of World War II. Due to the COVID19 situation, the officials and diplomats have not been able to meet, but, over emails and telephonic conversation, both the countries are in touch with each other regularly for the high-level discussions.

However, the full calendar for all the high level exchanges along the forthcoming year is ready. Srivastava said that, “The SCO and BRICS foreign ministers meetings, the NSAs' meeting, the Defence ministers' meeting are scheduled. Of course, we have the annual bilateral summit coming up in October when President Putin is expected to visit India,” the report quoted him saying.

Read the full report in Times Now News