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    The Russian Foreign Ministry said that the Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister and the Indian Foreign Secretary had discussed bilateral ties and the upcoming meeting between the Russian president and the Indian prime minister.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov and Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar discussed bilateral ties and the upcoming meeting between the Russian president and the Indian prime minister, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a press release on Saturday.

    "On October 7, in New Delhi, a round of consultations between Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov and Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar took place. A wide range of issues in Russian-Indian strategic partnership was discussed with an emphasis on the preparations for the upcoming contacts between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi under the framework of the bilateral summit on October 15 in Goa," the press release read.

    The two diplomats reportedly welcomed the positive dynamics in key joint projects in various fields and reiterated mutual intention to further expand mutually beneficial multifaceted cooperation, strengthening the legal base of relations.

    Russia and India also reaffirmed their commitment to building a just and democratic multi-polar world order based on the rule of international law and cooperation under the framework of the United Nations, G20, BRICS and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

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