India, Russia hold talks on UNSC issues, vow to deepen cooperation on counter-terrorism

NEW DELHI: India and Russia on Wednesday held consultations on UN Security Council related issues and agreed to deepen cooperation on counter-terrorism at multilateral platforms.
The consultations come ahead of India taking up the non-permanent seat at the UNSC for the period 2021-22.
The Indian delegation for the consultations was led by Vikas Swarup, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs, while the Russian delegation was led by Sergey Vasilyevich Vershinin, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and included other Russian Foreign Ministry officials. (AGENCIES)