Russian president Vladimir Putin phones Indian Prime minister Mr Narendra Modi for an alliance with India for the development of “an exclusive strategic Partnership.” Putin and Modi agreed to maintain contact in the future.
In recent years, relation between both the countries has become stronger with Indian Prime minister congratulated Mr Putin on his re- election as President of Russia expressing the hope that under his leadership, the special and privileged strategic partnership between India and Russia would cast them to go from strength to strength.
On a recent visit to Russia, Sonia Gandhi said India and Russia shared a special Partnership that begin in early 1950s under First prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru while speaking at the inauguration of a photo exhibition organised in Moscow to celebrate the Centenary Anniversary of India’s former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. This partnership resulted in laying the foundation of India’s industrialization that are still visible. These includes steel plants, oil refineries, engineering complex,power stations and fertilizer factories.
Russia’s support of India during Bangladesh war of independence adding Moscow ‘stood like rock’ with India during moment of grave crisis.
Although the call details have not been released but Putin call has come at the time when situation in Syria has intensified and tensions between Russia and other countries continue to reach to dangerous levels.
Situation has so much worsened between the USA and Russia that Mr Putin has threatened to Shot down US missiles fired at Syria’s forces in response to an alleged chemical attack on the country’s Civilians at the Weekend.
Trump tweeted ” Russia Vows to shot down any and all missiles fired at Syria.
“Get ready Russia, because they will becoming, nice and smart!”
“You shouldn’t be partners with Gas killing and who kills people and enjoys it!”
Trump in another tweet states that the relationship between Russia and the USA “is worse than it ever has been, that includes the cold war.”
However Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s government has so far denied the responsibility for the attack near The Capital Damascus that killed more than 70 people.