India, Russia to establish a '2+2 ministerial dialogue'

Why is it in news?
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin agreed to establish a "2+2 ministerial dialogue.
  • The 2+2 ministerial dialogue between foreign and defence ministers is aimed to add momentum to the bilateral strategic partnership.
  • India already have 2+2 mechanism with the US, Japan and Australia.
  • Putin assured Modi of Russia's full support for the success of India's presidency of BRICS during 2021.
Source: The Hindu.

Posted by Jawwad Kazi on 30th Apr 2021