Addressing the gathering the Indian diaspora in Moscow Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh described Russia as ‘one of the most credible friends of India’. While expressing satisfaction with his visit to Russia, he said that his visit had led to concrete outcomes to strengthen cooperation between India and Russia in the field of Security, Counter-terrorism, counter-radicalization, anti-drug trafficking, Counterfeit currency, Information Sharing and on training specialists in these fields.
Rajnath Singh spoke about the long history and foundation of the relationship between India and Russia, and praised the work that individually every Indian was doing in Russia and called them as the “Cultural Ambassadors” of India. He said that while physical distance between them and India could be large, there can never be an “emotional distance”.
He informed the gathering about the efforts of the Government of India in controlling terrorism and neutralizing the infiltrating terrorists as well as about the determination of the Indian Armed Forces in responding to various provocations. He identified terrorism and radicalism as the two greatest threats facing the world, Bureaucracy Today reports.