NSA, Russian Foreign Minister discuss security

National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon on Wednesday discussed key security issues with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

Last Updated: Nov 23, 2011, 23:04 PM IST

Mocow: National Security Advisor Shivshankar
Menon on Wednesday discussed key security issues with Foreign
Minister Sergei Lavrov ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh`s summit talks with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
next month.
Menon is visiting the Russian capital to finalise the
security agenda of Singh`s summit talks with Medvedev here
next month.

He had a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov on
key security issues to be discussed at the upcoming 12th
annual Indo-Russian summit since 2000, according to foreign
ministry sources.

Prime Minister Singh will visit Russia on December 16-17
for the summit at the invitation of President Medvedev.
Menon is also to hold parleys with his Russian
counterpart Nikolai Patrushev.

Anti-terror combat and non-proliferation of weapons of
mass-destruction are among the key areas of cooperation
between the national security councils of the two countries.

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