As President Putin Arrives for 22-Hour Visit, PM Narendra Modi Tweets 'Our Friendship Has Not Changed'

December 11, 2014 5:28 AM

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As President Putin Arrives for 22-Hour Visit, PM Narendra Modi Tweets 'Our Friendship Has Not Changed'

New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in Delhi last night for a 22-hour visit seen as an attempt to revive a historic friendship that has faded over the years, seeking to improve cooperation in energy, defence and nuclear power.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted in Russian, "Delighted to welcome President Putin to India. Looking forward to a productive visit that will take India, Russia ties to newer heights." He also said, "Times have changed, our friendship has not. Now we want to take this relation to the next level a...

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