MOSCOW. 22 October. VOSTOK-MEDIA. Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Russia and India summarized results achieved in 2009-2010 at the joint conference and signed a Protocol on consultations of Ministers of Foreign Affairs.
Sergey Lavrov, Russian Minister of FA, and Parnab Mukherji, Indian Minister of FA, proclaim that Russia and India are strategic partners and going to broaden further cooperation in all spheres including cultural, political, economic and etc. Also Ministers discussed Russian president, Dmitriy Medvedev’s visit to India and preparation of Year of India in Russia in 2009.
Real achievement of the joint conference was that Russia supported India becoming a member of the United Nations Security Council. Both countries are closely cooperate in the frameworks of almost all international organizations such as: G8, the Shanghai’s Cooperation Organization, strategic triangle – Russia-India-China, BRIC and etc.
According to Mr. Lavrov, India is an active member of the international community that follows the rule of international law, including a sphere of nuclear non-proliferation and working with IAEA. Russia welcomed abortion of restriction law imposed on india in the sphere of nuclear potential usage.