India Italy Ties : Jaishankar Met Italian President, Discussed Strengthening Strategic Partnership
India Italy Ties : External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Italian President Sergio Mattarella and other senior leaders here and discussed ways to further strengthen the bilateral strategic partnership in areas such as defence, cyber security and fight against terrorism. Jaishankar, who arrived in Rome on the invitation of his Italian counterpart Antonio Tajani, concluded his four-day visit to Portugal and Italy on Friday.
During the meeting, the Italian President reiterated his strong support for strengthening bilateral ties and deepening India-Italy and India-EU relations, the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi said in a press release on Saturday. Jaishankar wrote on the social media platform 'X' on Friday, "I value his (Maitrela) guidance to take our strategic partnership forward.
The India-Italy relationship is a factor of stability in an unstable and uncertain world.'' The External Affairs Minister also held a meeting with Italy's Defense Minister Guido Crosetto and discussed issues related to defense manufacturing and industrial cooperation in the fight against terrorism, cyber security and maritime sectors. Discussed on strengthening diplomatic cooperation including cooperation.
The press release said that Jaishankar's visit to Italy has further strengthened the long-standing historical relations between the two countries. and enhanced bilateral cooperation in diverse areas of strategic partnership, including contemporary global issues and challenges. He also met Italy's Enterprise Minister Adolfo Urso and discussed ways to increase bilateral trade and investment with an emphasis on the areas of agri-technology, engineering, digital infrastructure, innovation and space.
“Had a productive conversation this morning with Enterprise Minister Adolfo Urso,” the Foreign Minister said in a post on X. Shared experiences of ‘Made in Italy’ and ‘Made in India’. I believe. That our talks today will expand the scope of economic partnership.”
Earlier, External Affairs Minister Jaishankar held a comprehensive and meaningful meeting with his counterpart Tajani in Italy, after which both the countries signed the Mobility and Migration Partnership Agreement to ensure uninterrupted movement of workers, students and professionals.
He also addressed a joint session of the Senate Foreign Affairs and Defense Commission in which the two leaders spoke at length on the situation in West Asia, the Ukraine conflict and the Indo-Pacific scenario. Jaishankar also appreciated Italy's support for all major international initiatives of India. "I appreciate Italy's support for our initiatives and the G20 presidency," he said on 'X'.
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Publish Date : November 4, 2023
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