India and Russia will hold talks on civil nuclear liability and trade in the national capital Monday, sources said Sunday.
"Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin will hold the bilateral meeting. Issues like civil nuclear liability and measures to intensify trade between the two countries will be on their agenda, " the sources said.
Both the countries will discuss the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, jointly built by India and Russia, where protest of locals have halted the operation of the plant set to produce nuclear power.
The Russian Deputy Prime Minister is also scheduled to meet Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, the sources added.
The talks will be held ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India next month, during which he will meet Indian Prime Minister for annual summit talks.