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The UK & France have been at loggerheads on several issues since Britain’s exit from EU. The rift has hampered efforts to agree to an approach to tackling boats crisis in the Channel.
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Modi and his British counterpart had a short bilateral exchange on the margins of COP26 in Glasgow and discussed counter-terrorism among other issues.
In the first in-person meeting between the two leaders, PM Modi extended an invitation to Johnson to visit India again, after his scheduled trip was cancelled twice due to Covid.
At the World Leaders Summit opening ceremony, the UK PM will urge countries to take concrete steps on phasing out coal, accelerate transition to e-vehicles, and halt deforestation.
The talks between the two leaders are expected to focus on the UK-India climate partnership and a stock-take of the 2030 Roadmap for a stronger strategic partnership.
During his three-day visit to the UK, PM Modi is listed to address the COP26 summit about India's climate action plan in the afternoon session Monday.
The two prime ministers also discussed the fight against Covid and the importance of opening up international travel over the phone call, according to Downing Street spokesperson.
So far, the UK government’s response to fuel shortages has consisted of denials and shortsighted fixes. The government needs to look at longer-term solutions.
Under the first initiative of AUKUS, Australia will build a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines with US & UK's help as China's influence grows over the strategically vital region.