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PM Modi congratulates Putin on re-election, says


A file picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
| Photograph Credit score: KRISHNAN VV

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election to the highest workplace on March 18 and stated that he’s trying ahead to additional strengthening the “time-tested” ties between the 2 nations.

“Heat congratulations to H.E. Mr. Vladimir Putin on his re-election because the President of the Russian Federation,” Modi stated in a publish on ‘X’. “Stay up for working collectively to additional strengthen the time-tested Particular & Privileged Strategic Partnership between India and Russia within the years to come back,” he stated.

Studies from Moscow stated Mr. Putin gained a historic fifth time period as Russia’s president in a landslide victory. There was criticism of the election course of by some Western nations.

“If we speak concerning the illegitimacy of elections in our nation, then we should always in all probability speak concerning the illegitimacy of these 87% of the votes of the inhabitants…that have been forged for President Putin. That is absurd,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov instructed a media briefing in Moscow.

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