Tokyo: The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and the President of the United States Joe Biden held bilateral talks in Tokyo today. In an interview with Biden, PM Modi said that there is a partnership of trust between India and the United States. There are common interests in many areas, including defense. During his meeting with PM Modi, US President Biden said, “I am pleased that we have reached an agreement to support vaccine production, clean energy initiatives.”
We can do a lot together: Joe Biden
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden on Tuesday discussed in detail various aspects of bilateral relations and exchanged views on ways to deepen mutual friendship. “We can and will do a lot together,” Modi told Biden during the bilateral talks. He said that the strategic alliance between India and the United States is truly a partnership of trust. “Our shared interests and our shared values in defense and other matters have strengthened our bond of trust,” he said.
The two countries are improving their coordination
The Prime Minister said that India and the United States were enhancing their bilateral cooperation in the field of technology and also strengthening mutual coordination on global issues. “We both share a common vision of the Indo-Pacific region and are working to protect our shared values and common interests, not only at the bilateral level, but also with other like-minded countries,” Modi said. “The Quad and IPEF (Indo-Pacific Economic Model for Prosperity) announced yesterday are examples of this. Our discussion today will further accelerate this positive momentum.
PM Modi-Biden talks on Russia-Ukraine war
In a bilateral meeting with PM Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden said, “We also discussed the ongoing effects of Russia’s brutal and unjustified invasion of Ukraine and its impact on the global system as a whole.” US-India will continue to discuss closely to mitigate these negative effects.