PM MODI GETS RUSSIA SUPPORT FOR INDIA ON KASHMIR
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Russia on 4-5 September 2019 for the Summit Meeting with the Russia President Vladimir Putin.
This was the 20th summit between Indian and Russian leaders since 2000 when the annual summit mechanism was formalized.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Russian Far East, at Vladivstok, at early morning on Wednesday 4 September 2019 from New Delhi, the first to the region by any India Prime Minister.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Vladivostok as a part of a two-day bilateral visit to Russia where he will discuss regional and international issues of mutual interest in summit talks with Russian President Putin, and also participate in the Eastern Economic Forum.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked the Russia President Vladimir Putin for his support to India on the revoking of the Article 370 of the India’s Constitution that had earlier granted the special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Prime Minister Narendar Modi also apprised the Russia president Vladimir Putin of the “false and misleading" propaganda by Pakistan,
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia, made it clear that both India and Russia were strongly against outside influence in internal matters of any nation, subtly hinting at the interference of other nations in the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi convinced the Russia President Vladimir Putin to publicly agree that Kashmir is the Integral Part of India and that No Other Foreign Nation has the Right to Interfere with the Administration of Kashmir.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi convinced the Russia President Vladimir Putin to publicly agree that both India and Russia were against any “outside intervention" in matters related to any country, in what is seen as a clear message to Pakistan, which has been trying to drum up international support for its stance.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi convinced the Russia President Vladimir Putin to publicly agree to Partner India in the WAR Against Islamic Terrorism Exported from Pakistan by the Pakistan Army.
With Russia rejecting Pakistan's pleas for intervention on Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday thanked President Vladimir Putin for the same and told him that "false and misleading" information was being spread by Pakistan on the matter.
During his talks with Putin here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself brought up the issue of Jammu and Kashmir in the context of recent decision to abolish the state's special status.
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi "explained the rationale" behind the Indai government's decision, on Revoking the Article 370 in Kashmir.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked the Russia President Vladimir Putin for giving a "clear message" on the issue, days after Russia rejected Pakistan's request for intervention. Russia has maintained that Jammu and Kashmir was a bilateral matter between India and Pakistan and there was no need for its intervention.
Earlier, while making a statement to the media along with the Russia President Putin, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said both of them were against any "outside intervention" in the matters related to any country, sending out a message to Pakistan which has been desperately trying to rope in other countries on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir ever since the special status of the state was abolished last month.
The India Prime Minister Narendra Modi described Russia as a symbol of faith.
The Russia president Vladimir Putin said that, "Russia firmly stands with India on this".
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi government in August 2019 ended the seven-decade-old special status of Jammu and Kashmir granted under Article 370 of the Indian Constitution and bifurcated the state into two Union Territories -- Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory and Ladakh Union Territory.
Ever since India took the decision early last month, Pakistan has been approaching various countries for support but has met with rebuff from most of the nations.
Only, its 'all-weather friend" China has got the issue informally discussed at the UN Security Council, even though the world body issued no formal statement after the meeting last month.
Met with rebuff from most of the countries, Pakistan has since been creating a war-hysteria, with some of its ministers saying a war was going to break out with India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the Russia President Vladimir Putin several times during the 2 Days Russia Visit, at Vladivostok, the Port City in the East Most Part of Russia.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi went with the Russia President Vladimir Putin to the Zvedez Port.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi went with the Russia President Vladimir Putin on a Ship Ride to the Zvedez Port.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a long one-to-one meeting with the Russia President Vladimir Putin on the Ship Ride, discussing all aspects of the India-Russia Strategic-Military-Trade-Energy-Economic-Agriculture-Cultural Partnership.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi convinced the Russia President Vladimir Putin to get the Russia Defence Equipment and Arnmaments Manufacturers to put up Factories in India to Manufacture-in-India and Export to the Other Nations,.
Thus imparting the Technical Knowhow to the India Engineers and create lakhs of Jobs for the India Engineers & Technically able employable youth.
India and Russia are trying to redefine their long-standing ties that have been mainly dominated by military and civil nuclear cooperation.
There has also been an effort to grow trade which at $11 billion is seen as far below potential. The two sides have set a target of $30 billion in bilateral trade by 2025 and there was discussion on increasing trade in local currencies to boost bilateral trade.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to urgently diversify India’s fuel sources from the volatile Gulf region.
The India-Russia Energy Deal is the center piece of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to Vladivostok
India and Russia on 4 September 2019 signed a five-year road map for cooperation in the energy sector.
The Russian government said they agreed to explore the joint development of oil and gas fields in India and Russia, including offshore ones with the Energy Relationship emerging as a “new pillar of cooperation” between India and Russia.
The India-Russia Energy Deal is one of the 15 Agreements signed in areas ranging from cooperation in the production of spare parts for Russian or Soviet-origin Indian military equipment to infrastructure finance, besides energy cooperation.
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Russia President held Bilateral Delegation Level Talks which strengthened the Economic-Energy-Trade-Defence Partnership between both Nations.
The India-Russia Joint Statement after the 4 September 2019 Bilateral Talks stated that:
“With the signing of the road map for cooperation in hydrocarbons for 2019–24 during the summit, both sides expect bilateral cooperation in this sector to touch new heights in the next five years," according to a joint statement by the two countries.
Modi and Putin “are determined to forge cooperation in geological exploration and joint development of oil and gas fields in Russia and India, including offshore fields. They will continue their work to develop ways of delivering energy resources from Russia to India, including a long-term agreement for sourcing Russian crude oil, the possible use of the Northern Sea Route and a pipeline system.
Russia has agreed to supply coking coal from its far east. The two countries are also looking at partnerships in hydro and thermal power.
One of the pacts signed was between Russia’s ministry of energy and India’s ministry of petroleum and natural gas on the use of natural gas for transportation.
Russian gas producer Novatek also signed a pact with Petronet LNG Ltd for supply of liquefied natural gas and joint development of downstream LNG business.
The two leaders noted the prospects of Russia’s Rosneft backed Nayara Energy Ltd increasing the capacity of the Vadinar refinery in Gujarat.
The Energy pacts are a “major breakthrough" in relations and it is “attractive" for India to purchase fuel from Russia, Gokhale said.
MODI SPEECH AT PRESS MEET IN RUSSIA ON 4 SEP 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Russia President Vladimir Putin jointly addressed the Media on Wednesday 4 September 2019 at Vladivstok after the Bilateral meet between the delegates of both the nations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: the Russian-Indian Partnership has gone beyond the framework of military and technical cooperation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: "We are close friends. And as close friends, we should think about what we can do together in the future."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: "We don't want to be limited just to relations between the customer and the seller of military technologies. We are sure about the model of transferring technologies. I have said several times about this and we have even started moving in this direction."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: "Today, provided that technologies are transferred, the production of military equipment can be cheap in India. And we will be able to supply these weapons to third countries at very low prices. India and Russia need to take advantage of this opportunity."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia also spoke about India's manned space mission -- the Gaganyaan project -- and said that Russia will help train the country's astronauts.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia Commenting on his personal relations with the Russia President Vladimir Putin, said that he has the "special chemistry" with President Putin.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: "We sit and talk, walk around and talk. There is a special chemistry in our relations, a special ease. We will have a lot of time during this forum. I hope that we will be able to discuss many issues."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia, stressed the importance of mutual trust in the relations between Russia and India, calling it a special achievement.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: "I had the opportunity to meet President Putin for the first time in 2001. I came to Moscow with then-Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. I was the Chief Minister of a state (Gujarat), and this was our first meeting.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: "However, Putin did not make me feel like I was less important; that I was from a small state or that I am new. He treated me amicably, as a friend. This opened the doors of friendship."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: "We have discussed not only the issues related to our states; we have talked about various issues, our hobbies, global issues. We talked openly, as partners. He is a very interesting person to talk to, and I admit that we have very enlightening conversations."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: "I'm honoured to be the First ever Indian PM to be coming to Vladivostok. I thank my friend, President Putin for inviting me here. I remember Annual Summit of 2001, first one held in Russia when he was President and I had come in Atalji’s delegation as Gujarat CM."
Talking about the relationship between the two countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: "India-Russia friendship is not restricted to their respective capital cities. We have put people at the core of this relationship."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: "Our cooperation in space is touching new heights," said PM Modi on India-Russia space cooperation. "New chapters are being added to the strategic relationship between the two countries."
Bringing up the topic of defence in the midst of the heated tensions in the Indian subcontinent, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that:, "A proposal has been made to have a full fledged maritime route that serves as a link between Chennai and Vladivostok."
MODI CAPTIVATED MINDS IN EASTERN ECONOMIC SUMMIT, IN RUSSIA ON 5 SEPTEMBER 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is participating in the 2019 Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) as the chief guest.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: "This the Eastern Economic Forum EEF Summit, is not confined to a mere exchange of points of view. We have been gearing up for this forum for six months."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: The large delegation from Russia's Far East visited India and several Chief Ministers from India, India Ministers, India Businessmen visited the Far East and experienced the Economic Situation in the Far East with their own eyes.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: India is ready to make efforts to ensure that the EEF will help boost and expand economic relations between India and Russia.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Russia said that: "That is why I think that the Eastern Forum is a very important event."
PUTIN INVITED MODI TO VISIT RUSSIA IN MAY 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was invited by the Russia President Vladimir Putin to Visit Russia to attend the 75th anniversary of the victory of erstwhile USSR in World War-II in May next year and it was accepted.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Russia President Vladimir Putin in their Bilateral Summit in Russia on 4 September 2019, agreed to take the India-Russia Bilateral Startegic-Economic Relationship to the historic new heights of cooperation in a comprehensive manner.