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Prime Minister meets Russian President in Moscow

December 16, 2011 15:19 IST

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on held marathon talks with Russian President Dimitry Medvedev in Moscow at the Kremlin during which the two leaders are understood to have discussed a range of issues including nuclear cooperation.

Though the one-to-one meeting between the two was scheduled for one hour, the talks extended to nearly two hours. As the two met, Medvedev told Singh that Russia pays very high importance to relations with India.

The meeting took place at St Catherine at Kremlin, the official residence of the Russian President. Asked the reason behind the long meeting, a Kremlin official said, "It is very good sign for Indo-Russia ties."

The details of the talks are awaited.

Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh and the President of the Russian Federation, Dmitry A Medvedev, at the delegation level talks, in Moscow, Russia.

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