The Prime Minister stated that his UN General Assembly address would address “urgent global concerns,” such as the Covid-19 pandemic, the need to battle terrorism, and climate change.
He stated that he would examine the India-US Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership and exchange views on regional and global topics of mutual concern during his meeting with President Biden.
On the first in-person Quad Summit, PM Modi stated that his meeting with President Biden, Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia, and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan would allow him to “take stock of the outcomes of the March virtual summit” and “identify priorities for future engagements based on our shared vision for the Indo-Pacific region.”
“I will also meet Prime Minister Morrison of Australia and Prime Minister Suga of Japan to take stock of their respective nations’ strong bilateral relations and to continue our constructive conversations on regional and global challenges,” he added.
Referring to his first meeting with Vice President Kamala Harris, Prime Minister Modi stated that he was “looking forward” to the discussions to explore prospects for cooperation, particularly in science and technology.
PM Modi and Vice President Harris previously chatted over the phone in June.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be accompanied by a high-level team that includes External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.
Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla stated yesterday that PM Modi and President Biden will discuss the present regional security situation in the aftermath of the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan during their bilateral meeting on September 24. (Friday). Mr Shringla stated that the two presidents will discuss the need to “stem radicalism, extremism, cross-border terrorism, and the deconstruction of the worldwide terrorist network.”