Osaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and held talks on a host of key issues including trade and investment, defence and counter-terrorism.
The two leaders, who are in Osaka, Japan, met in the morning on the margins of the two-day G-20 Summit and talked about the strong development partnership between India and Turkey.
According to Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, the two leaders' discussions focused on trade and investment, defence, counter-terrorism, IT and civil aviation.
PM @narendramodi & Turkish President @RTErdogan met on the margins of #G20OsakaSummit. Discussions focused on trade & investment, defence, Counter-terrorism, IT and civil aviation. pic.twitter.com/j1w3cnWQo8— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) June 29, 2019
"The interactions in Osaka continue. A productive meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the #G20 Summit. Both leaders talked about the strong development partnership between India and Turkey," the Prime Minister's Office said in a tweet.
The interactions in Osaka continue.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) June 29, 2019
A productive meeting with President @RTErdogan on the sidelines of the #G20 Summit.
Both leaders talked about the strong development partnership between India and Turkey. pic.twitter.com/fFCPjdKDAA
The Turkish leader, during a two-day visit to India in July, 2018, assured India of his country's full support in the fight against terrorism.
Earlier on Saturday, Prime Minister Modi met the presidents of Indonesia and Brazil separately on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and enhance cooperation in trade and investment.
On Friday, Modi held bilateral and plurilateral meetings with many leaders, including US President Donald Trump, Russian president Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping....