After the meeting, Foreign Secretary Vinay Quatre said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited French President Emmanuel Macron to visit India at the earliest. External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar also met his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian during the visit.
2. Discussing the Ukraine-Russia War
During this, the two leaders also discussed regional and global issues in the wake of Russia’s military action against Ukraine.
3. Talk about enhancing the Strategic Partnership
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held wide-ranging discussions with French President Emmanuel Macron on a range of issues of bilateral, regional and global importance during his brief visit to Paris. It also talked about enhancing the existing strength and success of the India-French strategic partnership.
4. Mention of cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region
The two leaders held wide-ranging discussions on all major areas of bilateral relations including defence, space, civil nuclear cooperation and people-to-people ties. India and France recognized that they see each other as key partners in the Indo-Pacific region.
5. France understood India’s stand on Ukraine
India and France had a broad understanding of each other’s position in relation to Ukraine. The two leaders agreed that close coordination and engagement is important so that both India and France can play a constructive role in the evolving situation. ,
6. The round of meeting will continue
Both the countries agreed that the round of meeting should continue. This meeting will give further impetus to Indo-French friendship.
7. Modi-Macron met in a good atmosphere
The talks between President Macron and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took place in a very good atmosphere. The leaders of both the countries openly spoke to each other.
8. Told the meeting of two friends
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted, ‘Meeting of two friends. This new mandate gives Emmanuel Macron an opportunity to give new impetus to the Indo-French strategic partnership.
9. PMO Shares Hugging Image
Sharing a picture of Modi and Macron hugging each other, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) tweeted, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Emmanuel Macron met in Paris. This meeting will give further impetus to Indo-French friendship.
10. It was already decided that Ukraine crisis will be mentioned
Modi’s visit came amid the Ukraine crisis. This crisis has made Europe more united against Russia. It was already expected that the two leaders could discuss how to ensure an end to hostilities in Ukraine. How to mitigate the global economic consequences of this conflict. In a statement on Tuesday, Macron urged Russia to fulfill its responsibility as a permanent member of the UN Security Council by ending the devastating offensive.