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In the Victory parade in Moscow will involve 75 Indian soldiers

Participation in the Victory parade in Moscow on 24 June, will take 75 Indian soldiers, told Russian reporters the Russian Ambassador to India, Nikolai Kudashev.

In late may, President Vladimir Putin announced that the Victory parade will be held June 24.

"It is no secret that India gave consent to the participation of his troops, and Indian troops, all 75 people will attend the opening passing through red square on 24 June," he said.

Earlier Kudashev said that it is assumed that during the passage of the main settlement, the announcer noted as the contribution of India to the victory over fascism, and the fact of the award in 1944, the Indian soldiers orders of the red Star.

"Indian troops will take part in the Victory parade. Regardless if in a real difficult moment time to participate in the celebrations in Moscow, Prime Minister of India Narendra modi, this gesture speaks for itself. That India shares with us the importance of the Victory, shared the inadmissibility of rewriting the outcome of the Second world war and the denigration of the value of the Victory over fascism", - said the Ambassador.

In 1944, for facilitating the supply of the Soviet armed forces the two Indian soldiers who ensured the transit of war material through Iran, was awarded the order of the red Star.

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu earlier said that Russia has invited formal calculations 19 States to participate in the Victory parade on red square. As the chief of the Main military medical Directorate of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation Dmitry Trishkin, foreign participants and guests of the Victory parade in Moscow will undergo a medical examination and pass the tests COVID-19 after arriving in Russia.