PM Modi speaks to US President Biden, discusses issues of wider geo-political importance
PM Modi and US President Biden reiterated the importance of working with like-minded countries to ensure a rules-based international order
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a telephonic conversation with US President Joseph R. Biden and both leaders discussed at length regional developments and the wider geo-political context.
As per the Ministry of External Affairs, both Prime Minister Modi and US President Biden noted that the India-US partnership is firmly anchored in a shared commitment to democratic values and common strategic interests. They reiterated the importance of working with like-minded countries to ensure a rules-based international order and a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region.
Prime Minister Modi and President Biden affirmed the importance of addressing the challenge of global climate change. The Prime Minister welcomed President Biden's decision to recommit to the Paris Agreement and highlighted the ambitious targets India has set for itself in the area of renewable energy.
Prime Minister Modi welcomed President Biden’s initiative to organise the Climate Leaders Summit in April this year and looked forward to participating in the same.
The Prime Minister took the opportunity to invite US President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden to visit India at their earliest convenience.
Earlier, Prime Minister Modi warmly congratulated President Biden, conveyed best wishes for his tenure, and looked forward to working closely with him to further elevate the India-US Strategic Partnership.