Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday held discussions with European Union international coverage chief Josep Borrell on initiatives to advertise post-Corona financial restoration and preparations for the 15th EU-India Summit.
Mr Jaishankar stated in addition they shared views on know-how, connectivity and safety.
“Concluded a review meeting of #IndiaEU relations with EU HR/VP @JosepBorrellF. Discussed initiatives to promote post-Corona economic recovery. Underlined our shared perspectives on technology, connectivity and security. Preparing for India-EU Summit,” Mr Jaishankar stated in a tweet.
Concluded a assessment assembly of #IndiaEU relations with EU HR/VP @JosepBorrellF. Mentioned initiatives to advertise post-Corona financial restoration. Underlined our shared views on know-how, connectivity and safety. Making ready for India-EU Summit. pic.twitter.com/6omr5V9qdC
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) May 28, 2020
In an announcement, the EU stated the primary matters of their dialog have been the response to the coronavirus pandemic and preparations for the 15th EU-India Summit, which had been postponed in March as a result of outbreak of the virus.
Mr Borrell and Mr Jaishankar confirmed the dedication of each the EU and India to work collectively to beat the worldwide pandemic and confused the significance of an efficient world socio-economic restoration, the assertion stated.
Mr Borrell additionally thanked Mr Jaishankar for India’s help in facilitating the repatriation of over 11,000 EU vacationers from India.
“They agreed on the need to ensure the flow of crucial medical supplies, and on keeping global trade and value chains open,” the assertion stated.
“Borrell and Jaishankar agreed that the current pandemic made the EU-India Strategic Partnership even more relevant. This was true in terms of joining efforts to strengthen the multilateral system, as well as in further developing the bilateral relationship, including trade and investment and security cooperation,” the assertion stated.
The 2 leaders additionally mentioned preparations for the EU-India Summit, which shall be held as quickly as potential, it stated.
“They looked forward to the Summit as an important opportunity to advance on all aspects of the EU-India relationship. They also discussed relevant foreign policy topics, including Afghanistan, China, and Iran,” the assertion added.