PM Modi speaks to French President, offers India’s support in fight against terrorism, extremism
The two leaders also discussed other bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a telephone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron and offered his condolences over the terror attacks in France. He reiterated India’s full support to France in fighting against terrorism, extremism and radicalism.
As per the Ministry of External Affairs, during the conversion, the two leaders also discussed other bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest, including improving the affordability and accessibility of COVID-19 vaccines.
They also discussed post-covid-19 economic recovery, cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, maritime security, defence cooperation, digital economy and cyber security, strengthening multilateralism, and climate change and biodiversity.
The two leaders expressed satisfaction at the depth and strength that the India-France Strategic Partnership has acquired in recent years and agreed to continue working closely together in the post-COVID era.
Prime Minister Modi expressed his wish to welcome President Macron in India after the normalisation of the public-health situation.