17 February 2021

India – Russia Consultations on UNSC Issues

India - Russia Consultations on UNSC Issues

India and Russia held bilateral consultations on UNSC issues on 16 February 2021 in Moscow at the DG level

The Russian delegation was led by Mr. Peter Ilichev, Director of the Department of International Organizations of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation. Shri Prakash Gupta, Joint Secretary (UNP & Summits) led the Indian delegation along with officials from Embassy of India in Moscow.

Both sides appreciated intensive on-going bilateral contacts on UN issues, including with respect to wide range of issues on the UNSC agenda. The Indian delegation briefed the Russian side on India’s priorities during its UNSC tenure. Both sides agreed to work closely together on key issues on the UNSC agenda, in keeping with the special and privileged strategic partnership.