External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar right this moment held a wide-ranging dialogue along with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian throughout which the 2 leaders mentioned points of latest safety and political significance.
The dialogue between the 2 Foreign Ministers got here after India and France exchanged views on the international secretary-level on regional and world problems with mutual curiosity.
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and Secretary General of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, Francois Delattre, through a video hyperlink on Monday mentioned the COVID-19 pandemic and reviewed the progress of their multi-faceted cooperation.
Mr Jaishankar, in a tweet, stated, “Wide-ranging discussion with French FM @JY_LeDrian. Covered issues of contemporary security and political importance.”
“Also agreed to address COVID-related challenges in health and aviation. Thanked him for the strong support in UNSC and look forward to working together,” he stated.
The dialogue between the 2 Foreign Ministers comes at a time the Indian and Chinese armies are locked in a bitter standoff in a number of areas in japanese Ladakh for the final seven weeks, and the stress escalated manifold after 20 Indian troopers have been killed in a violent conflict in Galwan Valley on June 15.
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