Modi and Biden review India-U.S. ties during their meeting in Bali
The two leaders discussed topical global and regional developments in their meeting that took place on the margins of the G-20 summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday reviewed the state of the India-US strategic partnership including in sectors like critical and emerging technologies and artificial intelligence.
🌑 The two leaders also discussed topical global and regional developments in their meeting that took place on the margins of the G-20 summit in this Indonesian city, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.
🌑 It is understood that the Ukraine conflict and its implications figured in the discussions.
🌑 The MEA said the two leaders expressed satisfaction about the close cooperation between India and U.S. in new groupings such as Quad and I2U2.
🌑 While the Quad comprises India, the U.S., Australia, and Japan, the members of the I2U2 are the U.S., the United Arab Emirates, and Israel.
🌑 “They reviewed the continuing deepening of India – US strategic partnership including cooperation in future-oriented sectors like critical and emerging technologies, advanced computing, artificial intelligence, etc,” MEA said in a statement.
🌑 The MEA said the two leaders discussed topical global and regional developments
🌑 PM Modi thanked President Biden for his constant support for strengthening the India-US partnership. He expressed confidence that both countries would continue to maintain close coordination during India’s G-20 Presidency,” it said.
🌑 India is currently part of the G20 Troika (current, previous, and incoming G20 Presidencies) comprising Indonesia, Italy, and India.
🌑 The Prime Minister is attending the summit at the invitation of Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Indonesia is the current chair of the G-20.