Archive for the ‘partnership’ Category

India, Russia, China to boost economic ties

December 16, 2007

NEW DELHI (AFP) – India, Russia and China vowed to boost trade and investment with each other after a one-day meeting that saw officials and businessmen from the three countries gather in New Delhi this weekend.

A top Indian foreign official admitted that the three countries needed to do much more to further economic links.

“Investment between these three countries is quite insignificant,” said Nalin Surie Saturday, according to a Press Trust of India agency report.

“India, China and Russia have huge raw material and energy reserves. All three of us should come together to form a India-China-Russia business partnership.”

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NATO chief calls on Russia to clarify state of ‘partnership’

September 8, 2007

GENEVA (AFP) – NATO chief Jaap de Hoop Scheffer on Friday said Russia should “clarify” its relationship with the alliance, underlining the strategic importance of the “partnership” with Moscow despite growing tensions.

“For us, a solid, trustful NATO-Russia relationship remains a long term investment in European, and indeed global, security,” de Hoop Scheffer said at a conference on global security here.

“It is up to Russia to clarify whether she holds a different view….

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