New Delhi, September 10
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday conveyed his gratitude to outgoing Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe for his private dedication and management in drastically strengthening ties between India and Japan.
In a telephonic dialog, the 2 leaders expressed confidence that the sturdy momentum attained in partnership between the 2 nations in the previous few years will proceed unabated sooner or later, the Ministry of External Affairs mentioned.
Last month, Abe determined to resign citing well being points.
“Prime Minister Modi expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Abe for his personal commitment and leadership in greatly strengthening the relationship between the two countries,” the MEA mentioned.
The two leaders additionally welcomed the signing of a reciprocal logistics help settlement between the Indian Armed Forces and the Self-Defence Forces of Japan.
“They concurred that the agreement will further enhance the depth of defence cooperation between the two countries and contribute to peace and security in the Indo-Pacific region,” the MEA mentioned.
After years of negotiations, India and Japan on Wednesday signed the landmark settlement that may permit their militaries entry one another’s bases for logistics help. PTI