Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a bilateral meeting with his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese. The issue of attacks on temples in Australia also came up in the meeting. After the meeting, a joint press conference was also held by PM Modi and Albanese. In which PM Modi said in a stern tone that attacks on temples in Australia are not tolerated.
Talking about the talks held in the bilateral meeting, PM Modi said that we have talked about the attacks on temples in Australia and the activities of separatist elements in the past as well and today also. We cannot tolerate any element hurting the cordial relations between the two countries with their thoughts and actions.
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Describing the meeting, the PM said that now the relations between India and Australia have come in T20 mode. People of the Indian community living in Australia are like a bridge between the two countries. We discussed the strategic partnership for the next decade and talked about taking it to new heights.
#WATCH Regarding the attacks on temples in Australia and the activities of separatist elements, we had talked before and we still talk today. It is not acceptable for any element to harm the cordial relations between India and Australia through their views or actions: PM pic.twitter.com/CczGpiGqQQ
— ANI_HindiNews (@AHindinews) May 24, 2023
Relations are not limited to only two countries: PM
The Prime Minister further said that the relationship between India and Australia is not limited to only two countries. It is also related to regional stability, peace and world welfare between the two countries. During the Quad Summit, we also discussed the Indo-Pacific. In the bilateral meeting, there was also discussion on furthering strategic cooperation regarding mining and minerals.
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Apart from this, a decision was taken to form a task force on green hydrogen between India and Australia. There has also been a detailed discussion between the two countries on the scope of cooperation in new areas. Before the bilateral meeting, PM Modi was given a guard of honor at Admiralty House.