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Street in Delhi named after late Russian envoy Kadakin : Narendra Modi

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St. Petersburg , 01 Jun 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday termed late Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin as a "great friend" of India and announced that a road in New Delhi has been named after him."A street in Delhi today (Thursday) has been named after Ambassador Kadakin, who was a great friend of India," Modi said while addressing a joint press event with Russian President Vladimir Putin.He said that Kadakin was a "glorious son of Russia and a great friend of India" and hailed his contribution to the India-Russia ties.Kadakin died in Delhi on January 26 this year after a brief illness.Serving as Russia's Ambassador to India since 2009 in his second stint, he was credited with playing a significant role in promotion of relations between the two countries.

 

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