Russian President Dmitry Medvedev with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
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Russia and India consolidate ties with trade deals

Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev has arrived in India aiming to consolidate a new relationship with Delhi based on new technology, trade and business.

The two nations have already agreed the joint development of a new fighter aircraft with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh hailing the partnership as "special and privileged".

President Medvedev is the latest in a long line of world leaders to visit India in recent months.

Mark Dummett reports.

  • 21 Dec 2010
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