Moscow, Dec 16: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today held marathon talks with Russian President Dimitry Medvedev here at the Kremlin during which the two leaders are understood to have discussed a range of issues inlcuding nuclear cooperation.
Though the one-to-one meeting between the two was scheduled for one hour, the talks extended to nearly two hours.
As the two met, Medvedev told Singh that Russia pays very high importance to relations with India.
The meeting took place at St Catherine at Kremlin, the official residence of the Russian President.
Asked the reason behind the long meeting, a Kremlin official said, “It is very good sign for Indo-Russia ties.” The details of the talks are awaited.