US President Joe Biden is trying ahead to seeing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the G20 summit this yr, US Nationwide Safety Advisor Jake Sullivan mentioned on Friday, forward of India’s G20 Presidency which is ready to start on December 1.
Whereas addressing a press convention, Sullivan was requested whether or not Prime Minister Modi can be visiting the White Home, replying to which he mentioned, “India is the President of G20 subsequent yr, so President Biden will definitely intend to be a participant in G20.”
He identified that PM Modi has already been to the White Home since President Biden took workplace.
“The 2 have had the chance to speak in particular person, and to speak on the cellphone or speak on video a number of instances. Once you add all that up there’s a very sensible and productive relationship between the 2, who see a standard curiosity on quite a few crucial points, and have actually labored to strengthen the US-India partnership,” he mentioned.
He additional mentioned that President Biden will stay up for seeing PM Modi.
“President Biden is trying ahead to seeing Prime Minister Modi on the G20 this yr as nicely we sit up for the subsequent yr,” he mentioned.
Earlier on Friday, President Biden met with Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on the sidelines of the twenty seventh United Nations Local weather Change Convention (COP 27).
In the meantime, President Biden addressed the United Nations local weather talks, stressing American management at a time when the nation is dealing with broad criticism for being the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in historical past, the New York Occasions reported.
Motion is a “accountability of worldwide management,” Biden mentioned. “International locations which can be able to assist ought to be supporting creating international locations to allow them to make decisive local weather selections, facilitating their vitality transitions, constructing a path to prosperity appropriate with our local weather crucial.”
G20 is the premier discussion board for worldwide financial cooperation representing round 85 per cent of the worldwide GDP, over 75 per cent of the worldwide commerce, and about two-thirds of the world inhabitants.
In the course of the G20 Presidency, India will host about 200 conferences in 32 completely different sectors in a number of areas throughout India. The G20 Summit to be held subsequent yr, can be one of many highest-profile worldwide gatherings to be hosted by India.
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