PM conveys solidarity with France over drought, wildfires

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday had a telephonic conversation with President of France Emmanuel Macron and conveyed his solidarity for the ongoing drought and wildfires in France.

The two leaders reviewed ongoing bilateral initiatives including defence cooperation projects, cooperation in civil nuclear energy and also discussed important geopolitical challenges including those related to global food security, the PMO said.

The two leaders expressed satisfaction at the depth and strength that the India-France Strategic Partnership has acquired in recent years and agreed to continue working closely together to expand the relationship to new areas of cooperation, the PMO added.

Earlier, Emmanuel Macron had hosted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a brief working visit to Paris on May 4 this year and the two countries strengthened cooperation in a number of areas during the meeting.

UNI

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