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PM Modi concludes Japan visit; returns to Delhi after attending Quad Summit in Tokyo

The Summit in Tokyo was the fourth interaction of Quad leaders since their first virtual meeting in March 2021, in-person Summit in Washington DC in September 2021 and a virtual meeting in March 2022.

Vani Mehrotra Edited by: Vani Mehrotra @vani_mehrotra New Delhi Published on: May 25, 2022 7:27 IST
PM Modi arrives in Delhi
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PM Modi arrives in New Delhi after participating in Quad Summit in Tokyo

Highlights

  • PM Modi, along with leaders of the Quad nations, took part in the fourth interaction of the leaders
  • The interaction saw criticism of Russian military action in Ukraine
  • During the summit, leaders reiterated their commitment to a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific

Prime Minister Narendra Modi early on Wednesday arrived at the Air Force Station, Palam, Delhi after participating in the Quad Leaders' Summit as part of his two-day tour in Japan.

The Summit in Tokyo was the fourth interaction of Quad leaders since their first virtual meeting in March 2021, an in-person Summit in Washington DC in September 2021 and a virtual meeting in March 2022.

At the Quad Summit, PM Modi highlighted India's consistent and principled position on the need for cessation of hostilities, resumption of dialogue and diplomacy.

PM Modi, along with the leaders of the Quad nations, took part in the fourth interaction of the leaders, which saw criticism of Russian military action in Ukraine, from Australia, Japan and the United States.

During the summit, the leaders reiterated their shared commitment to a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific and the importance of upholding the principles of sovereignty, territorial integrity and peaceful resolution of disputes.

They exchanged perspectives on developments in the Indo-Pacific and the conflict in Europe.

On the sidelines of the Quad Summit, the prime minister on Tuesday had bilateral meetings with US President Joe Biden and new Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. He will also have a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

On the first day of his visit to Japan on Monday, the Prime Minister had a series of engagements. 

He participated in the event to launch the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity and chaired a business roundtable in Tokyo. 

He also interacted with members of the Indian community. 

(With inputs from ANI)

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