Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his visit to Germany, said on Monday that no country can emerge victorious in the Ukraine conflict. The Prime Minister stressed that India supports peace, and made an appeal to end the war.
This afternoon, PM Modi, along with Chancellor Olaf Scholz, co-chaired the sixth India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations. Before the delegation-level talks, the two premieres held a one-on-one discussion.
The communique to the media released after the meet read: “The discussions covered key areas of bilateral cooperation, under the overall strategic partnership, as well as regional and global developments.”
The IGC plenary session will be followed by a high-level roundtable where PM Modi and Chancellor Scholz will hold interactions with top business leaders from both nations, NDTV reported.
In the IGC meet, many ministers from both sides participated, including Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval from India.
After Mr Scholz was elected the Chancellor in December 2021, this was Prime Minister Modi’s first meeting with him.
On the first leg of his three-nation tour, PM Modi had landed in Germany early this morning.
Soon after he reached, he took to Twitter and wrote in both Hindi and German: “I am confident this visit will boost the friendship between India and Germany.”
“It was early morning in Berlin yet several people from the Indian community came by. Was wonderful connecting with them. India is proud of the accomplishments of our diaspora,” read a second tweet from the Prime Minister.
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