The proposed Maritime corridor between Chennai Port and Vladivostok came up for review during the high level meeting of FN ministers of India and Russia

2021-04-07 11:32:25 Shipping News

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 Maritime Corridor

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.

Our bilateral cooperation remains energetic and forward-looking

He 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.

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