Amid China’s navy growth within the South China Sea and the East China Sea, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday mentioned India is dedicated to defending its sovereignty and integrity whereas selling peaceable decision of maritime disputes primarily based on worldwide legislation.
In an interview with Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun, PM Modi, throughout his go to to Hiroshima to attend the G7 summit, mentioned the G7 and G20 summits are essential platforms for world cooperation.
“Because the G20 chair, I’ll characterize the views and priorities of the International South on the G7 Summit in Hiroshima. Strengthening collaboration between the G7 and G20 is significant in addressing world challenges like local weather change, provide chain disruptions, financial restoration, vitality instability, healthcare, meals safety, and peace and safety,” PM Modi mentioned.
The Particular Strategic and International Partnership between India and Japan gives a robust basis for the joint efforts of the 2 nations, contributing to world cooperation on these points, he asserted.
Requested about his view on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the way India responds to unfavourable reactions relating to its abstention from voting on UN resolutions and elevated oil imports from Russia, PM Modi mentioned India advocates for dialogue and diplomacy to resolve disputes and prioritise the well-being of individuals affected by rising prices of necessities.
“India abstained from UN Basic Meeting resolutions to sentence the invasion however stays dedicated to upholding the UN Constitution, worldwide legislation, sovereignty, and territorial integrity. India helps a peaceable decision to the Ukraine disaster and is able to contribute constructively throughout the UN and past,” the prime minister mentioned.
Requested how India will handle China’s navy growth within the South China Sea and the East China Sea, and the rising stress within the Taiwan Strait to keep up worldwide legislation and territorial integrity, PM Modi mentioned, “India stands for respecting sovereignty, peaceable decision of disputes, and adherence to worldwide legislation.” India is dedicated to defending its sovereignty and integrity whereas selling peaceable decision of maritime disputes primarily based on worldwide legislation, he mentioned.
PM Modi mentioned India has efficiently resolved land and maritime boundaries with Bangladesh, showcasing its method.
Requested about his views on the intensifying rivalries amongst main powers and the way India will work with them to realize world peace and stability, the prime minister mentioned the world faces challenges just like the COVID-19 pandemic, disruptions in provide chains, terrorism, and local weather change, disproportionately affecting the growing world.
India prioritises addressing these considerations and emphasises human-centric growth by collaboration with Japan and different companions, PM Modi mentioned.
India goals to function a bridge between totally different voices, selling a constructive agenda targeted on reaching shared aims for the betterment of humanity, he mentioned.
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