In light of a visit of President of the Russian Federation D.A. Medvedev to India in the early December and his statement on «manufacture and transfer of nuclear-powered submarines to India under ownership or lease agreements», the FSMTC of Russia Press Service informs: Russia and India carry on negotiations for leasing of nuclear-powered submarines to India. This may be done shortly. It is a matter of not selling submarines to India, but their lease for operations by the Indian Navy.
Date of publication: 17.12.2008