External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Tuesday, 21 September, started his United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) gatherings with his worldwide partners and held discussions on contemporary issues, including Afghanistan and the Indo-pacific.
Jaishankar, who showed up in New York on Monday to partake in the undeniable level 76th meeting of the UNGA, started his day with a session with Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide of Norway. The EAM then then met his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein and examined the two provinces' historical ties, economic, energy and improvement cooperation linkages. Jaishankar then, at that point, met UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss to talk about the advancement of Roadmap 2030. He likewise encouraged for an early solution of the quarantine issue in common interest.
Taking to Twitter, S Jaishankar said, "Satisfied to meet new UK Foreign Secretary @trussliz. Examined the development of Roadmap 2030. Praised her involvement on the trade side. Shared opinios on improvements in Afghanistan and the Indo-Pacific. Encouraged early solution of isolation issue in common interest."
Having an inclusive conversation on Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific and other contemporary issues, Jaishankar met his French partner Jean-Yves Le Drian. "India and France are strong accomplices in the UN Security Council", Jaishankar said in a tweet. Jaishankar likewise met India's Quad partner Australia and their Foreign Minister Marise Payne. He further met Iran's Foreign Minister H Amirabdollahian and held discussions on consolidating mutual cooperation.
During the week, Jaishankar will likewise be partaking in the G-20 gathering that will focus on Afghanistan and the G-4 Foreign Ministers meeting with focus around Security Council changes, news organization detailed. Besides, India will participate in three significant level meetings coordinated by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Climate, Energy and Food Systems. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the General Debate on Saturday, 25 September.
India's Permanent Representative to United Nations TS Tirumurti had said on Monday that the topic during the current year's General Debate is, "Building strength through desire to recuperate from COVID-19, modify economically, react to the requirements of the planet, regard the privileges of individuals and revive the United Nations."