Led by defence Minister of India delegation at the talks in Moscow, asked to accelerate the supply of portable anti-aircraft missile complexes "Igla", assault rifles and ammunition for the various Russian systems, according to the publication the Economic Times, citing an informed source.
Arrived in Moscow for the Victory parade the Minister of defence of India Rajnath Singh earlier held talks with Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Yuri Borisov, to discuss contracts in the defense sector. After the talks, Singh said that "all current contracts will not only be supported, but their completion will be accelerated".
Indian authorities are trying to "put pressure" on Moscow to accelerate deliveries of Russian anti-aircraft missile systems s-400 due to the deterioration of relations with China, sources told Bloomberg.
The Agency noted that this question will be the defense Minister Rajnath Singh, who arrived in Russia for the Victory parade. Earlier it was reported that during a three-day visit, the politician plans to meet with Russian counterparts to discuss the deepening of defence and strategic partnerships.
The Parliament of Nepal has started discussion of the bill to amend the Constitution to change the political map of the country showing the regions Kalapani, Limpiadura and pass Lipulekh as Nepalese territory, the newspaper reports Firstpost.
Pass Lipulekh connects India and China. Territory Kalapani, including pass Lipulekh, is a disputed territory between India and Nepal, at the moment, it controls the Indian side.