Russia ready to pool efforts with India against terrorism
Russia shares India’s concerns over the threat of international terrorism and it is ready to pool efforts in this areas, speaker of Russia’s Federation Council upper parliament house Valentina Matviyenko said on Tuesday at a meeting with visiting speaker of the lower house of India’s parliament (Lok Sabha) Sumitra Mahajan.
According to the Russian upper house speaker, Mahajan’s visit will give a fresh impetus to the cooperation between the two countries’ parliaments. "We are interested in invigorating our cooperation on the parliamentary track", she stressed, adding that the Russian Federation Council has a group of friendship with the Indian parliament. Mahajan, in turn, noted that such a group was set up in the Indian parliament too.