After informal talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a yacht ride with the Russian president, visited a cultural center, and delivered a speech to students on Monday. The two leaders will meet with delegation, followed by a private lunch at Bocharev Creek so that they can get more time to talk about bilateral relations.
Both leaders are in this city located on the banks of Black Sea for their first informal conference. According to Russia's official dialogue committee Taas, The two leaders discussed with each other more than 3 hours at Putin's residence, Bokharov Ruchi. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ravish Kumar tweeted, "Boating in Black Sea!
Modi recalled his first visit to Russia with then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2001 and said Putin was the first world leader whom he met after becoming the chief minister of Gujarat.
He said Russia and India have been cooperating on several fronts in the multilateral and the international fora.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of Russia Putin talked in details during boat riding between Bocharev Creek and Olympic Park in Sochi. During boating, the two leaders discussed in English without the help of interpreter. Earlier, Modi underlined the strong relationship between the two 'strategic partners' during his discussions with the President of Russia.
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