G7 Summit: India takes part as a “Outreach nation,” and Italy’s PM Meloni greets PM Modi.

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PM Narendra Modi in Italy, Live Updates from the G7 Summit: Arriving in Italy early today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his first overseas journey of his third term to attend an outreach session of the 50th Group of Seven (G7) leaders’ summit. Along with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine and President Emmanuel Macron of France, he had talks with his colleague Rishi Sunak of the United Kingdom. The topics of artificial intelligence (AI), energy, Africa, and the Mediterranean are anticipated to be the main topics of discussion during the G7 meeting. The prime minister expressed his excitement at “looking forward to engaging in productive discussions with world leaders” after arriving in Italy.

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G7 Summit
What transpired on the summit’s first day?

From June 13 to 15, the Apulia area of Italy is home to the opulent resort of Borgo Egnazia, which is hosting the G7 leaders’ summit. Participants in the yearly meeting included officials from Italy, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, and the European Union (EU). The main event of the first day was a political agreement on a general plan to lend $50 billion to Ukraine with the interest from Russian sovereign assets that were placed on hold after Moscow invaded its neighbor in 2022.

To attend the G7 Outreach Summit

PM Modi traveled to Apulia, Italy, late on Thursday night. After taking office for a third consecutive term, this is the prime minister’s first trip abroad.

Modi met one-on-one with British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and French President Emmanuel Macron earlier today to discuss a variety of topics.

Also, he met with Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the president of Ukraine, and he declared that “dialogue and diplomacy” are the paths to peace and that India would keep using all of its resources to promote a peaceful resolution to the situation in Ukraine.The Pope and the prime minister also spoke.
After landing, the PM wrote on X, “Together, we aim to address global challenges and foster international cooperation for a brighter future.” India’s consistent involvement, according to Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra, indicates that the nation’s attempts to address global issues are becoming more widely acknowledged. Additionally, it’s a good moment to follow up on the decisions made during the G20 conference that India presided over last year.

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G7 Summit

Earlier, PM Modi expressed his gratitude for the G7 Summit in Italy, stating it was his “first state visit in the third consecutive term” in his farewell statement.

The prime minister also mentioned how Prime Minister Meloni’s trips to India and his earlier trip to Italy had both greatly improved bilateral relations.”

“I’m happy that the G-7 Summit in Italy will be my first trip there in the third consecutive term. I have fond memories of traveling to Italy in 2021 for the G20 Summit. Our bilateral agenda gained momentum and depth, thanks in large part to Prime Minister Meloni’s two trips to India last year.Before departing for Italy, Prime Minister Modi stated, “We are steadfastly committed to strengthening the strategic partnership between Italy and India and to advancing cooperation in the Indo-Pacific and Mediterranean regions.”


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