The Treaty of Peace, Friendship and Cooperation between the USSR and the Republic of India was signed on the morning of August 9, 1971 in Delhi .
Relations between India and Russia are rooted in history, they are characterized by mutual trust and mutually beneficial cooperation. This strategic partnership has successfully passed the test of time and always receives the support of the peoples of both countries,” the embassy said.
The signing of the agreement was a major milestone in the relations between the two countries. The parties have established truly partnership relations ” based on the principles of respect for the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the other side, non-interference in internal affairs, equality and mutual benefit.”
“This document consolidated the long-term experience of relations between the two countries, outlined the fundamental principles that guide them, the main areas, directions and goals of cooperation,” the diplomatic mission noted.
And so far, the relationship is built on trust, respect and common goals. And they are equally important for both sides