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G-20 Summit: PM Modi takes a jibe at Pakistan, says terrorism and radicalism are threats to world

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 November 2018, 08:51 PM
PM Modi at G-20 summit: Terrorism and radicalism are threats to world (Photo tweeted by PMO India - @PMOIndia)
PM Modi at G-20 summit: Terrorism and radicalism are threats to world (Photo tweeted by PMO India - @PMOIndia)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday while addressing the G-20 summit in Argentina's capital of Buenos Aires said terrorism and radicalism are threats to the world and those who commit financial crimes are also under the scanner. He further gave a clarion call to work together in a bid to curb black money from the world economy. Talking about the new industrial developments of coming decades, Modi said, "We BRICS countries are ready to participate in new industrial development".

The prime minister arrived in the capital city previous night where he is scheduled to discuss ways to meet the new and upcoming challenges of the coming decade with other world leaders, including US President Donald Trump. 

Speaking at the BRICS informal meeting, Modi also said, "We have to talk in one voice for the interest of developing nations in the United Nations and other multilateral organizations. This is the reason we have come together for BRICS in Argentina G20".

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Post that, Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping and held productive discussions on the sidelines of the two-day 13th G-20 summit in Buenos Aires. "This year has been very important for relations between our two nations, I am confident that coming year would be even better," Modi asserted.

Besides, Modi, Trump and Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe will hold a trilateral meeting amidst China flexing its muscles in the strategic Indo-Pacific region.

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The trilateral, which would be an expansion of the bilateral meeting between Trump and Abe, is part of the series of meetings the US president would have on the sidelines of the G-20 summit on November 30 and December 1.

First Published: Friday, November 30, 2018 07:21 PM
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