Modi leaves for Russia after 'successful' visit to Spain
May 31, 2017  19:52
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for Russia after concluding a 'successful' visit to Spain where he paid a courtesy call to Spanish King Felipe VI and held wide-ranging talks with President Mariano Rajoy.

'I thank the government and people of Spain for their remarkable hospitality during my visit, during which significant ground was covered,' Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

'India-Spain ties are all set to grow and this will benefit the people of both our nations' he said in another tweet.

'Prime Minister Modi wound up a successful visit to Spain, departed for St Petersburg, Russia,' Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.

In the Russian city of St Petersburg, Modi will hold the18th India-Russia annual Summit with President Vladimir Putin tomorrow and attend the St Petersburg International Economic Forum the next day. -- PTI

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