In a “wide-ranging discussion” with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York on Friday (local time), India’s External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar expressed his country’s concerns about the global implications of the Ukraine conflict, as well as the situations in Afghanistan and Myanmar.
The United Nations Secretary-General expressed an interest in collaborating with India “to successfully address major contemporary challenges.”
They also talked about the situations in Ukraine, Afghanistan, and Myanmar, among other things. “Spoke about the most recent events in Afghanistan and Myanmar,” Jaishankar posted on Twitter. Recognize and appreciate his desire to collaborate with India in order to effectively handle critical contemporary concerns.
The two presidents engaged in extensive conversations and shared viewpoints on the global implications of the Ukraine crisis, particularly on food and energy security, during their meeting.
“A wide-ranging chat with UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres,” Jaishankar wrote on Twitter. The participants discussed the worldwide implications of the Ukraine crisis, particularly in terms of food and energy security. “The ramifications for underdeveloped countries are significant.
Furthermore, they discussed the most recent developments in Afghanistan and Myanmar, among other things. Jaishankar expressed appreciation for the Secretary-interest General’s in collaborating with India “to successfully address critical contemporary challenges.”
S. Jaishankar, India’s External Affairs Minister, was met by TS Tirumurti, India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, in New York on Wednesday afternoon (local time).
Visiting Washington for the 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue with their US counterparts, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III.
Jaishankar participated in the fourth 2+2 Dialogue between the United States and India. In Washington, he also spoke with US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and US Trade Representative Katherine Tai, who both expressed interest in working together.
In a joint statement, India and the United States called on the Taliban to comply with a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution to ensure that Afghan territory does not become a breeding ground for terrorists who will launch attacks on any country in the world.
Both India and the United States issued a joint statement following the 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue between External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, which took place on April 11 in Washington and demanded that the Taliban adhere to UN Security Council Resolution 2593 (2021), which states that Afghan territory must never again be used to threaten or attack any country, shelter or train terrorists, or plan terrorist attacks.
On Tuesday, Jaishankar expressed gratitude to the United States for assisting India during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
During a discussion with students from Howard University in Washington, Jaishankar recounted how the COVID experience had been extremely stressful for all of the countries involved in the initiative.
In the end, it demonstrated what friendships and relationships can accomplish when they are shared by people all over the world…”
“We have three vaccines in India that we are currently manufacturing, and they are a direct result of our partnership with the United States,” he explained.
“On the Indian side, our 2020 National Educational Policy places a strong emphasis on foreign educational cooperation,” Jaishankar explained. “On the American side, we are aware of the increasing emphasis on the STEM sector, which includes events such as the Quad.” This is a crucial aspect of our relationship that I am looking forward to working on with my colleague, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan,” the minister continued.
There was an expectation that this session would serve as a follow-up to the announcement made during the 2+2 Ministerial about the formation of a “Working Group on Education and Skill Training.” (ANI)
Source: ANI News