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Albanese, whose Labor Party defeated the Conservatives within the basic election, mentioned he would maintain one-to-one meets with PM Modi, US president Joe Biden and Japanese premier Fumio Kishida

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely be among the first leaders to meet Australia’s new prime minister Anthony Albanese during the Quad summit in Tokyo on Tuesday.

Albanese, whose Labor Party defeated the Conservatives within the basic election, mentioned he would maintain one-to-one meets with PM Modi, US president Joe Biden and Japanese premier Fumio Kishida, information company AFP reported. “It enables us to send a message to the world that there is a change of government,” Albanese mentioned, including there will likely be some modifications in coverage in regard to local weather change and Australia’s engagement with the world on the problems. Albanese and the important thing members of his cupboard will likely be sworn in on Monday.

Prime Minister Modi had congratulated Albanese quickly after he was declared winner of the Australian basic elections. “Congratulations @AlboMP for the victory of the Australian Labor Party, and your election because the Prime Minister! I look ahead to working in the direction of additional strengthening our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, and for shared priorities within the Indo-Pacific area,” he tweeted.

During the tenure of Albanese’ predecessor Scott Morrison, India and Australia signed key agreements to strengthen ties between the 2 international locations. On April 2, India and Australia signed an interim free-trade settlement which would supply zero obligation exports to 100 per cent tariff traces from India to the Australian market. 

The Quad summit to be held in Tokyo on May 24 will talk about challenges and alternatives throughout the Indo-Pacific and deal with imaginative and prescient of a free, open and inclusive area. Foreign secretary Vinay Kwatra had mentioned that the summit is predicted to deal with a number of points together with post-Covid recovery, constructing well being safety, local weather motion, sustainable infrastructure tasks and creating resilient provide chains. 



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