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No effect of Russia-Pak military exercise on India: Foreign Secy

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 15 Oct 2016 2:44 PM GMT

No effect of Russia-Pak military exercise on India: Foreign Secy
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Benaulim (Goa): Expressing its full trust on Russia, Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Saturday said that Russia understands India’s interest. The statement came in the wake of Russian-Pakistan military exercise.

While speaking to the media persons on the sidelines of the India-Russia bilateral summit in south Goa's Benaulim village, Jaishankar said:

  • We trust Russia fully. When we speak of friendship, the assumption is that Russia will never do anything which is not in our interest.
  • After our discussions, we are satisfied that Russia understands India's interest, will never do anything which is contrary to India's interests.

Earlier, Indian ambassador to Russia Pankaj Saran had said that India is confident regarding Russia.

“We are confident Russia will reflect on our concerns; that are where we stand right now," said Pankaj.

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Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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