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16th Indo-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation Meeting held

The 16th meeting of the India-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) was held on 26-October-2016. 
The Indian side was headed by the Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar while the Russian delegation was led by his counterpart General Sergey Shoigu.
●    This was the 16th such meeting between the defence ministers of the two countries.
●    The meeting was held in the backdrop of the recent meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin where the two agreed on defence deals – supply of S-400 Air defence systems, Project 1135.6 frigates and joint venture to manufacture Ka-226T helicopters in India.
●    Prime Minister Modi and President Putin held very substantive discussions on a wide range of bilateral, regional and international issues. 
●    India and Russia concluded many important agreements including the IGA on the supply of S-400 air defence systems and the IGA on Project 1135.6 frigates.