Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Saturday met Russian envoy Nikolay Kudashev and discussed upcoming high-level engagements between India and Russia.

In a tweet, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the discussions come in pursuance of the "special and privileged strategic partnership" between the two countries.

"Foreign Secretary @HarshShringla met Russian Federation Ambassador Nikolay Kudashev @Nkudashev. Discussed important upcoming high level engagements between India and Russia in pursuance of our Special & Privileged Strategic Partnership," Kumar said in the tweet.