Rajnath Singh Visits Russia To Sign Pacts on Terrorism and Crime

The home ministry said that the agreement would replace the agreement of October 1993.

Union home minister Rajnath Singh will meet Russia’s minister for internal affairs, Vladimir Kolokoltsev, and other senior members of the Russian government from November 27 to November 29 and is likely to sign a comprehensive security agreement on cooperation in combating terrorism and organized crime.



“Union home minister Rajnath Singh is likely to sign a comprehensive security agreement on cooperation in combating terrorism and organized crime with the ministry of interior of the Russian Federation, which would reinforce the relationship between India and Russia through exchange and sharing of information, expertise, best practices and would help in curbing terrorism and enhancing security in the region,” the home ministry said in a statement.

The Union cabinet on 22 November gave the go-ahead for the signing of the Agreement on Cooperation between India and Russia for combating all forms of terrorism and organized crime. The home ministry said that the agreement would “replace the agreement of October 1993 in order to consolidate the benefits accrued in the field of security and jointly fight the new and evolving risks and threats.”

 

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