Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday evening. During this, both the leaders discussed various issues. Bilateral, multilateral and regional issues were discussed between the two leaders. Prime Minister Modi said that during this time both the leaders also discussed the latest situation in Afghanistan. During this interaction, the two leaders also expressed commitment to strengthen the strategic partnership between India and Germany.
Spoke to Chancellor Merkel this evening and discussed bilateral, multilateral and regional issues, including recent developments in Afghanistan. Reiterated our commitment to strengthening the India-Germany Strategic Partnership.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 23, 2021
Emphasis on peace and security
According to information received from the PMO, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the ever-changing security situation in Afghanistan. Along with this, it was also talked about how the situation here is affecting regional and world politics. The two leaders also emphasized the importance of peace and security during this period. The PMO said that the Prime Minister also said that there is a great need for both these things in the present situation.
Discussion on business and economic condition
Apart from this, talks were also held between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister Modi on many other issues. The two leaders also discussed the bilateral agenda. In these, emphasis was laid on mutual cooperation in Kovid 19 vaccination. It also discussed development, climate and energy sector cooperation. The two leaders also emphasized on trade and economic ties.