India-Russia Consultations between the two Foreign Ministries were held in New Delhi on 6th December 2017 on Disarmament, Non-proliferation and other issues of mutual interest. Dr. S. Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary of India and Mr. Sergei Ryabkov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation lead their respective delegations for the consultations.
In addition, Deputy Minister held discussions on BRICS related matters with Mr. Vijay Gokhale, Secretary (Economic Relations), Ministry of External Affairs.
In October 2016, India and Russia signed a Protocol on Foreign Office Consultations for the period 2017-18. In the past one year consultations on nine areas of common interest under this Protocol have been held.
06 December 2017