The proposed Chennai Port Vladivostak Maritime Ccorridor, the shorter trade
route to Northern Russia came up for review
when external affairs minister S Jaishankar met his Russian counterpart
Sergey Lavrov in Delhi on april sixth.
A Joint statement issued at the end of the high level meeting said the two
leaders discussed the connectivity including the International North-South
Transport Corridor from the Iranian port of Chabahar and Chennai-Vladivostok
The two leaders reviewed the bilateral ties and economic cooperation
between New Delhi and Moscow, and discussed Russian leader Vladimir Putin's
expected visit to India later this year.
We assess positively our economic cooperation noting new opportunities in
the Russian far east. We spoke of connectivity including the International
North-South Transport Corridor and Chennai-Vladivostok Maritime Corridor,"
Jaishankar told the reporters.
cooperation remains energetic and forward-looking
added that much of the discussions today covered the preparations for President
Putin's visit for an annual summit later this year. "Our bilateral
cooperation remains energetic and forward-looking. We talked about the
longstanding partnership in nuclear space and defence sectors," the
external affairs minister said.