New Delhi, August 21: In a bid to win international support after the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Wednesday met his Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev in Moscow. The meeting comes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Vladivostok in Russia for the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF). Reports said that Moscow has supported New Delhi's move on Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir: Home Minister Amit Shah Chairs Meeting With NSA Ajit Doval and Intelligence Officers to Review Security Situation.
An official statement issued by the government says, "NSA's talks with his Russian counterpart covered preparations for PM's visit to Vladivostok for the EEF in early September, bilateral cooperation between the two National Security Councils as well as regional and international issues." Article 370 Abrogated From Jammu and Kashmir: Home Minister Amit Shah Proposes Scrapping of the Article, What Does the Article State?
“Both sides reaffirmed their intention to intensify counter terrorism cooperation. The longstanding position of both sides on the importance of their bilateral consultations and mutual support for principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity and non-interference of third parties was reiterated,” said the official statement.