Own report: After meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the two had a detailed and fruitful discussion.
Advancing friendship with Australia.
PM ScottMorrisonMP held talks with PM narendramodi. They discussed a wide range of subjects aimed at deepening economic and people-to-people linkages between India and Australia. pic.twitter.com/zTcB00Kb6q
– PMO India (MPMOIndia) September 23, 2021
After the meeting with Narendra Modi, Scott Morrison tweeted, “Nice to meet my good friend and a great friend of Australia, the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi”. He said the two countries would work to further enhance their friendship. Earlier, Scott Morrison and Narendra Modi had a phone conversation to review the strategic relationship between the two countries.
Great to meet with my good friend and a great friend of Australia, Indian PM narendramodi, during my visit to the US. A wide-ranging and productive discussion ahead of the first in-person Quad meeting as we look to further deepen the partnership between our two countries. https://t.co/XZutkNw3t7
– Scott Morrison (@ScottMorrisonMP) September 23, 2021
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said the two countries discussed issues of regional and international importance. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is reported to have raised the issue of AUKUS in a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Problems between Australia and France have intensified since the formation of AUKUS. The French government has expressed dissatisfaction with the alliance and canceled a meeting on Friday morning. The foreign ministers of Australia and India were scheduled to attend the meeting.
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Harsh Vardhan Shringla said Prime Minister Scott Morrison had detailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “argument” behind the AUKUS alliance. According to the Indian External Affairs Minister, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Scott Morrison reviewed the Bilateral Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA).
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