PM holds ‘fruitful discussions’ with UN chief Antonio Guterres

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PM holds ‘fruitful discussions’ with UN chief Antonio Guterres

Monday, 26 August 2019 | PTI | Biarritz

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres held "fruitful discussions" on a wide range of issues of mutual interest here on Sunday.

Modi met Guterres on the sidelines of the G-7 Summit being held in this in this picturesque southwestern seaside French town. The prime minister arrived in Biarritz from Manama, the capital of Bahrain after concluding the first-ever prime ministerial visit to the Gulf nation.

"PM Narendra Modi met UN Secretary General Mr Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the G7 Summit. The two leaders had fruitful discussions on a wide range of subjects," the Prime Minister's Office tweeted.

"PM Narendra Modi met with UNSG Antonio Guterres on the margins of G7 summit in Biarritz. Good exchange of views on India's participation at the Climate Action Summit at the UN and other issues of mutual interest," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

Their meeting came against the backdrop of the Indian government revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcating the state into two Union Territories.

 The two leaders are here to attend the G-7 Summit. Modi arrived in Biarritz from Bahrain after concluding his three-nation tour to France, the UAE and Bahrain.

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