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G20 Joint Declaration Has PM’s ‘Today’s Era Isn’t Of War’ Message

Bali [Indonesia]: “Today’s era isn’t of war” message of PM Modi to Russian president Vladimir Putin is now a part of the outcome statement of G20 joint declaration at Bali in Indonesia.

Modi, in his statement to Putin in a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Samarkand in September this year had said, “today’s era not of war”.

“It is essential to uphold international law and the multilateral system that safeguards peace and stability. This includes defending the Purposes and Principles enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations and adhering to international humanitarian law, including the protection of civilians and infrastructure in armed conflicts. The use or threat of use of nuclear weapons is inadmissible The peaceful resolution of conflicts, and efforts to address crises, as well as diplomacy and dialogue are vital. Today’s era must not be of war,” according to the G20 joint declaration adopted on Wednesday.

During a special briefing, Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra said, “PM Modi’s message that “era not of war” resonated very deeply across all delegations and helped bridge the gap across different parties.”

Kwatra said, “India played a key role in the successful negotiations of the outcome document.”

In the special briefing, Kwatra also said that India contributed “constructively” to the drafting of the G20 outcome document.

Talking further about PM Modi and UK PM Rishi Sunak’s meeting, Kwatra said, “he will also meet UK PM Rishi Sunak, this will provide an opportunity to review the wide-ranging India-UK partnership.”

The foreign secretary said that PM Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping exchanged courtesies at the G20 dinner hosted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Bali, Indonesia.

Both the leaders exchanged pleasantries at the high-profile dinner.



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