Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday and mentioned the unfolding safety scenario in Afghanistan and its implications on the area and the world.
The Prime Minister’s Office stated in an announcement that the 2 leaders held that probably the most pressing precedence is the repatriation of stranded individuals. They additionally mentioned bilateral points, together with cooperation in Covid-19 vaccines, improvement cooperation with a give attention to local weather and vitality, and fostering commerce and financial relations.
Modi tweeted, “Spoke to Chancellor Merkel this evening and discussed bilateral, multilateral and regional issues, including recent developments in Afghanistan. Reiterated our commitment to strengthening the India-Germany Strategic Partnership.”
The PMO assertion stated, “The leaders discussed the unfolding security situation in Afghanistan and its implications on the region and the world. They emphasised the importance of maintaining peace and security, with the most urgent priority being the repatriation of stranded people.”
The two leaders additionally exchanged views on problems with multilateral curiosity such because the forthcoming COP-26 assembly and the Indian initiative to advertise a dialogue on maritime safety on the UN Security Council, the assertion stated.
They emphasised the commonality of views between each side on selling inclusive cooperation within the Indo-Pacific area.