MEA said that both Justin Trudeau and PM Modi, pledged their support to democratic values in the negotiations.
New Delhi| Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the telephone. He praised the Indian government’s efforts to hold talks with the protesting farmers, MEA said in a statement. He appreciated Modi Govt saying that solving a problem through dialogue is the most appropriate step in democracy.
Indian Foreign Ministry spokesman Anurag Shrivastava said, “The Indian government’s talks with the protesting farmers were described by Prime Minister Trudeau as an appropriate step.” Prime Minister Trudeau also assured Prime Minister Modi about the security of Indian Embassy and citizens in Canada.
Apart from India, Canada has seen the farmers’ protest echo in the country due to large Sikh population residing there. During a recent rally, some people had raised anti-India slogans as well.
MEA said that the two leaders pledged their support to democratic values in the negotiations. Both countries also expressed a desire to develop mutual relations based on these values.
PM Modi Also Spoke To Joe Biden
Recently, PM Modi had also spoken to newly elected US President Joe Biden. It was discussed in the meeting that the two countries will work together to deal with the situation arising out of the military coup in Myanmar. In the conversation, Modi expressed India’s desire to restore democracy in Myanmar. He said that India expects the rule of law to prevail there. In this connection, the country is ready to help Myanmar. India is also keen to develop trade, economy, security relations with Myanmar. India is closely monitoring the situation in Myanmar. Every effort will be made to make the situation normal there.
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