MOSCOW: Shri Sanjay Verma, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs led the Indian delegation for consultations on United Nations related issues with Russian Foreign Ministry officials on 28 July, 2022 in Moscow. The Indian delegation included the Ambassador of India in Moscow, along with other officials from the Ministry of External Affairs and the Embassy of India in Moscow.
The Russian delegation was led by Mr. Sergey Vasilyevich Vershinin, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and included other senior officials from the Russian Foreign Ministry.
Both sides held wide ranging discussions on issues on the UN Security Council agenda and recent developments. They agreed to deepen cooperation on counter terrorism at UN and other multilateral platforms. The Indian delegation briefed Russia on its priorities during its upcoming Presidency of the UNSC in December 2022.
During the visit, Secretary (West) also met with Mr. Oleg Vladimirovich Syromolotov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs to discuss mutual cooperation on counter-terrorism related issues. He is also scheduled to hold discussions on Arctic issues with Mr. Nikolay Korchunov, Ambassador-at-Large for the Arctic Cooperation.