August 16, 2022

EAM S Jaishankar meets Russian FM Lavrov; focus on Ukraine battle, Afghanistan | Photograph: Twitter/DrSJaishankar

On the sidelines of the G20 Overseas Ministers’ Meet, Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with Russian Overseas Minister Sergey Lavrov and mentioned bilateral issues together with exchanging views on modern regional and worldwide points together with Ukraine battle.

Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar wrote, “Met FM Sergey Lavrov of Russia on the sidelines of the Bali G20 FMM. Mentioned bilateral issues of mutual curiosity. Additionally exchanged views on modern regional and worldwide points together with the Ukraine battle and Afghanistan.”

The agenda for the G20 Overseas Ministers’ Meet is to be dominated by the battle in Ukraine. Notably, for the reason that battle started in Ukraine, India has been calling for diplomacy and dialogue to handle the continued battle.

The Exterior Affairs Minister additionally met together with his French counterpart Catherine Colonna. Each the leaders mentioned the modern challenges the world is posed with.

Jaishankar in a tweet wrote, “My first assembly with new French counterpart Catherine Colonna. Mentioned our robust relationship and can work carefully to understand its full potentialities. Additionally spoke in regards to the challenges confronting the world in the present day.”

Throughout the G20 Overseas Ministers’ assembly, the taking part Overseas ministers are slated to carry talks on points of latest relevance, corresponding to strengthening multilateralism and present international challenges together with meals and vitality safety, stated the Indian Ministry of Exterior Affairs forward of the assembly.

Jaishankar’s participation within the G20 Overseas Ministers’ Assembly will strengthen India’s engagement with G20 member states. As a G20 troika member and because the incoming G20 Presidency, India’s position within the Overseas Ministers’ meet assumes even higher significance, the official assertion learn.

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Forward of the summit, on June 7, Jaishankar held a sequence of bilateral conferences together with his counterparts from G20 nations and others.

Jaishankar additionally met FM Retno Marsudi of Indonesia and appreciated the wonderful preparations for the G20 Overseas Ministers’ Assembly in Bali. He stated that India helps the Indonesian G20 Presidency this 12 months and can do utmost to make sure its success.

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