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Modi thanks Russia for prompt support, calls it 'enduring partnership'
Modi thanks Russia for prompt support, calls it 'enduring partnership'

New Delhi, April 30 (TIWN) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin over phone for the prompt support to India amid the Covid crisis, symbolising "enduring partnership" between the two countries.

The Modi government has approved emergency use of Russian vaccine Sputnik-V in India. The Russian vaccine will be manufactured in India for use in India, Russia and other countries.  An official statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs said that Prime Minister Modi spoke over phone with President Putin on Wednesday. The two leaders discussed the evolving Covid-19 situation.  Putin expressed solidarity with the people and the government of India and conveyed that Russia would extend all possible support in this regard. Modi thanked Putin and noted that the prompt Russian support to India was a symbol of the countries’ enduring partnership.

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