Indian Minister Jaishankar meets Argentina President
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Argentina President Alberto Fernandez and both the leaders discussed strengthening bilateral cooperation, including making trade levels more sustainable and ambitious.
Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar said that from the perspective of the global South and the bilateral ties shared between the two countries, both the leaders also spoke about energy and food security. "Thank President @alferdez for receiving me. Conveyed the greetings of PM @narendramodi. Discussed strengthening our bilateral cooperation, including making trade levels more sustainable and ambitious," Jaishankar said in a tweet.
"Also spoke about energy & food security, both from the perspective of the Global South & our bilateral ties. Underlined the importance of affordable healthcare, including pharmaceuticals. Exchanged views on the potential for our defence cooperation as well as in nuclear energy," he added.
External Affairs Minister, who arrived in Argentina met the Minister of Economy Sergio Massa and appreciated his positive outlook towards expanding our economic cooperation.
"Glad to meet @SergioMassa, Minister of Economy of Argentina. Appreciate his positive outlook towards expanding our economic cooperation," Jaishankar said in a tweet.
Earlier than this, Jaishankar also visited Brazil and Paraguay as part of his three-nation visit.
During his visit to Sao Paulo, Jaishankar co-chaired the 8th India-Brazil Joint Commission Meeting with his Brazilian counterpart, Carlos Franca and had comprehensive discussions concerning trade, investments and other consular domains.
Jaishankar also signed agreements in the fields of broadcasting and taxation with the Brazilian Foreign Minister, Carlos Franca and exchanged views on BRICS, IBSA, UN, G20 and the Ukraine conflict.