Shoigu traveled to India to meet with the head of the defense Ministry of the country

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu traveled to India to meet with the head of the Indian Ministry of defence Manohar parrikar with. This reports the press service of the defense Ministry of Russia. The heads of military departments of the countries will hold the 16th meeting of the Russian-Indian intergovernmental Commission on military-technical cooperation (VTS)

During the meeting the parties will summarize the work over the past year, discuss practical issues of increasing bilateral cooperation. The relevant agreements were reached during the visit of President Vladimir Putin to India in mid-October. In addition, there will be an exchange of opinions on topical issues of regional security, the report said.

The results of the work planned signing of the final Protocol, which will be determined promising areas of cooperation and ways of realization of planned projects.

Wednesday, October 26, Shoigu will hold talks with Parrikar cooperation in the defense sphere. During the visit Shoigu in new Delhi in addition to representatives of the military Department will be accompanied by a representative delegation of the heads of Russian military-industrial complex, the report says

Following the meeting of President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of India Narendra modi in Goa on September 15 on the sidelines of the BRICS summit, the sides signed a number of agreements. So, India will be supplied anti-aircraft missile system s-400 “Triumph”, and will begin production in the interests of the Indian Navy frigates of project 11356. In addition, according to the agreement, India will create a joint venture — Indo-Russian helicopter company for the production of helicopters Ka-226T.