Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is on three-day Russia visit from April 3

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Capital of Russia will be hosting the seventh Moscow Conference on International Security. To attend this conference, Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be travelling to Russia from April 3-5, 2018. It is her first visit to Russia as the Defence Minister. This is confirmed by a statement issued from Indian Embassy in Moscow.

In this three-day visit, she will also meet her Russian counterpart Army General Sergei Shoigu and other senior leaders too. As per statement from Indian Embassy, this meeting will offer high-level exchanges between India and Russia. It will provide an opportunity to reinforce the traditional warm relations particularly in reference to Military Technical Cooperation.

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Details about seventh Moscow Conference on International Security
In Moscow, the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation is organizing a Conference on International Security on 4-5 April 2018. This year, the Conference will be focused on the defeat of terrorists in Syria. There will be discussion on Russia’s experience on combating ISIL, provide estimates on post-conflict rehabilitation and further development of the situation in the Middle East. In this forum, the security issues facing Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America will also be discussed.



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