External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar today held a virtual meeting with his Brazilian counterpart Ernesto Araujo. The Ministers had an extensive exchange of views and agreed to further strengthen their cooperation in global affairs.
They discussed opportunities to strengthen the India-Brazil Strategic Partnership in a post-COVID world. They also noted the importance of India-Brazil cooperation in economic recovery efforts, healthcare, supply chain resilience, cyber security and reformed multilateralism.
Dr Jaishankar conveyed his condolence to the family of the Brazilian national who had lost her life in a terrorist attack in France. The Ministers strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and reaffirmed their determination to combat this menace as also organised crime.
They also discussed a wide range of regional and multilateral issues especially in the context of India’s upcoming membership of the UNSC, role of G4 and India’s priorities in the UNSC.