PRIME MINISTER Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden will probably be face-to-face, together with Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in a digital mode for the primary time because the new US administration took cost on the first-ever summit of the leaders of the Quadrilateral grouping on March 12.
Saying the Quad summit, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs mentioned the leaders will focus on “regional and international problems with shared curiosity, and alternate views on sensible areas of cooperation in direction of sustaining a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific area”.
The summit will present a possibility to alternate views on challenges akin to resilient provide chains, rising applied sciences, maritime safety, and local weather change, the MEA mentioned.
Earlier within the day, PM Modi had a cellphone name with Japan PM Suga. The 2 leaders additional exchanged views on regional and international problems with mutual curiosity.
Whereas Japan’s assertion had issues relating to Xinjiang, Hong Kong legislation, east and South China Sea, the Indian assertion didn’t make any such reference.