US President Joe Biden & Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi are set to meet virtually today. Several economic & government policies are likely to be discussed.
“This morning, I’m meeting virtually with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India. I look forward to further deepening ties between our governments, economies, and people,” said US President Joe Biden ahead of his virtual meeting with PM Modi.
India’s Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has also reached the US for a 2+2 ministerial dialogue. He was received with guard of honour as he arrived at the Pentagon for a meeting with US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J Austin. US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken & India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will meet for the 2+2 dialogue at 9:00 am (local time).
Biden & Modi had last spoken in March for a QUAD meeting on the Russia-Ukraine war. While India has abstained from voting against Russia, the US has imposed several sanctions to curb Russia’s economy. Both the counties have different stands on the war.