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French Foreign Minister congratulates S Jaishankar for taking over as MEA

The retired foreign secretary, Jaishankar was on Friday back in the External Affairs ministry but this time as minister, a surprise move aimed at adding further strategic heft to India's foreign policy.

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New Delhi Updated on: June 02, 2019 16:02 IST
French FM congratulates S. Jaishankar for taking over as MEA
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French FM congratulates S. Jaishankar for taking over as MEA

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Friday congratulated S Jaishankar for taking over as the External Affairs Minister and said he was looking forward to deepening of bilateral ties.

"Congratulations to my new colleague @DrSjaishankar! I'm delighted to meet him again soon to prepare together the @G7 summit," he tweeted.

"I'm looking forward to deepening the bilateral relation between France and India for a renewed multilateralism, a safer and more sustainable world," he said.

Retired foreign secretary, Jaishankar was on Friday back in the External Affairs ministry but this time as minister, a surprise move aimed at adding further strategic heft to India's foreign policy.

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