Rajnath to begin Russia, US visit next week; to focus on cross-border terrorism

Union home minister Rajnath Singh will embark on a five-day visit to Russia from September 18.

During his visit, Singh will have bilateral talks with Russian minister for internal affairs, Vladimir Kolokoltsev, and discuss Indo-Russia joint anti-terror cooperation.

Cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir and growing activities of ISIS will also be among the topics of discussion.

After visiting Russia, Singh will travel to Washington on September 26 for a seven-day visit for the Indo-US homeland security dialogue with his American counterpart, Jeh Charles Johnson.

Singh will also raise the issue of Pakistan-sponsored terrorism and activities of ISIS in India and other South Asian countries.


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