To discuss the further diplomatic strategy on Afghanistan, India and Australia held the first round of talks on Saturday in a high-level meeting. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, along with External affairs minister S Jaishankar met their Australian Counterparts, Peter Dutton & Marise Payne, in the ‘2+2’ ministerial meet.
In the meeting, the ministers from both nations discussed the geopolitics surrounding Afghanistan and their upcoming diplomatic strategy, along with maritime security in Indo-Pacific, and other issues concerning multilateral cooperation.
On the same, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar tweeted, “A productive 2+2 meeting today with Australia.”
Defence Minister discusses Defence & multilateral Cooperation
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, while issuing a joint statement after the 2+2 ministerial meet said, “Today we held comprehensive discussions with Minister Payne and Minister Dutton over bilateral and…