India-Russia sign 16 deals worth Rs 39000 crore: Top 10 statements by PM Modi

15 October 2016, 06:45 PM
India-Russia inks 16 defence deal: Top 10 statements by PM Modi (image source: twitter/ANI)
India-Russia inks 16 defence deal: Top 10 statements by PM Modi (image source: twitter/ANI)

After signing 16 crucial defence deals with Russia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin. PM Modi spoke at length about global need to combat cross-border terrorism, fostering business ties and military collaboration between the two nations, ahead of BRICS Summit.

On Saturday, India and Russia signed 16 defence agreements worth Rs 39,000 crores as a part of 17th India-Russia Annual Summit ahead of eight BRICS Summit to be held in Goa on October 15 and 16. 

Here are top 10 quotes by PM

1. Ours is a truly privileged and unique relationship

2. An Old friend is better than two new friends

3. President Putin and I agreed on zero tolerance in dealing with terror and those supporting it

4. We deeply appreciate Russia's understanding and support on the issue of combating cross-border terrorism

5. We agreed to work on an annual military industrial conferance that will allow stakeholders on both sides to institute & push collaboration

6. We continue to expand, diversify & deepen economic engagement. Businesses, Industry between our countries is connected more deeply today

7. India & Russia are moving towards a bright future

8. We're celebrating & building on our past achievements.Close friendship has been source of strength; driver of peace &factor of stability

9. Agreed to work on annual military industrial conference to push collaboration

10. Agreed to set up a S&T Commission.Our societies will reap benefits of joint development,transfer & sharing of cutting edge tech in different fields

First Published: Saturday, October 15, 2016 03:03 PM
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