Friday, July 3, 2020
Russia Ready to Strengthen Strategic Partnership with India
In a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin reiterated his nation''s commitment to further strengthen the "special and privileged strategic partnership between the two countries in all spheres"
Besides economic benefits and similarities of political regime, Moscow uses military cooperation with China as a response to the development and deployment by the US of missile defences close to Russia. Moreover, Moscow is concerned about the fate of the New START treaty between the US and Russia
Over the past decade, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have held hands at the annual BRICS summit, a gathering of the world’s emerging economies led by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
China-India border tensions erupted this month along the Line of Actual Control, an unforgiving patch of land in the Himalayas that divides the two nations. The two countries are no strangers to skirmishes in Galwan Valley, but the clash on June 15 ended in bloodshed for the first time in more than four decades
The foreign ministers of Russia, India, and China participated in a special videoconference session called by Moscow to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in the Second World War and the creation of the United Nations
Days after India and China engaged in a bloody border confrontation, Russia, a common strategic partner to each, is this week playing host to the two sides. Can Moscow influence the outcome of their dispute?
Our world is changing. The system of international relations is going through the test of change. Metamorphoses of balances have taken place before our eyes. What used to be called the bipolar order fell into oblivion. The age of predominance of a single center is past history