In the meeting going on for the last two days in Carbis Bay, Britain, where the world's most developed group of seven countries i.e. G-7 has declared a way to challenge China's growing dominance, while India has said that democratic He is with them to protect the values. He said that being the largest democracy in the world, India is also a natural friend of G-7.
An important partner in the midst of tension with China
Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented his country's side in a specially invited meeting of four other democratic countries (India, Australia, Japan and South Africa) with G-7 countries on Sunday and India as a reliable partner of these countries. Presented. This is considered very important in view of the increasing tension between China and the G-7.
attended the meeting three times
PM Modi could not attend the meeting of G-7 and special invitees due to the situation of Corona in the country. In the last two days, he attended this meeting thrice in a virtual way. P. Harish, Additional Secretary (Economic Relations), Ministry of External Affairs said that on Sunday, PM Modi addressed the session organized first on climate change and then on a free society.
PM Modi attended the Open Societies and Open Economies session as a keynote speaker. In this, he spoke about India's traditional commitment to the democratic system, liberalism and freedom of thought and said that being the world's largest democracy, India is free from the tactics of an authoritarian system, terrorism and violent extremism, the spread of misinformation and economic pressure. The G-7 and the visiting countries have natural allies to protect democratic values.
pointing to china
Needless to say, PM Modi has pointed to the neighboring country of China by talking about the authoritarian system and economic pressure. Many leaders appreciated PM Modi's statement.
Discussion on the Indo-Pacific region
Along with formulating a global strategy against the Corona epidemic in the G-7 meeting, the second topic that has been discussed the most is related to China. The situation in the Indo-Pacific has also been discussed in this meeting and officials say that collectively the emphasis has been on making the Indo-Pacific region an equal opportunity for all countries of the world. At the same time, these countries have said that for this purpose partnership and cooperation will be done with other countries of the region.
No talk of tension on the border
It should be noted that already out of these 11 countries, four countries (India, USA, Australia and Japan) are working under the Quad Alliance for this purpose. Many diplomatic experts believe that there is already talk in the concerned countries about expanding the Quad to include some other big democracies in it. By the way, PM Modi in his address did not raise the issue of ongoing border tension with China.
Also talks on the fight against Corona
There has also been a lot of talk in the meeting on the common strategy regarding the fight against Corona. According to the officials of the Ministry of External Affairs, it is clear that India's role will be very important in meeting this challenge before humanity. India will have to play an important role in fulfilling the strategy that these countries have decided to make a huge increase in vaccine production. The work of giving vaccines to the world's large population cannot be complete without India.
India's stand on climate change
PM Modi explained in detail about the steps being taken by the Government of India in this context in the session organized on climate change. He said that India is the only country among the G20 countries which is meeting the set targets ahead of time. The PM also reminded the G-7 countries of their promise to contribute an amount of 100 billion dollars every year for climate protection. However, these countries have not taken any step in this direction despite making promises.