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PM Modi acknowledges New Zealand’s support in NSG membership

The Indian Premiere, in a joint press statement with Key stated that the bilateral talks were held between him and the NZ Prime Minister discussing the need to strengthen security and intelligence cooperation against terror and radicalisation including in cyber security

Arnima Dwivedi

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Published on 26 Oct 2016 11:09 AM GMT

PM Modi acknowledges New Zealand’s support in NSG membership
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday thanked his New Zealand counterpart John Key for supporting India’s entry in Nuclear Suppliers Group. The PM said, “I am thankful to PM Key for New Zealand’s constructive approach to the consideration of India’s membership in NSG. Prime Minister Key and I have had detailed and productive discussions on all aspects of our bilateral engagement and multilateral cooperation”

The Indian Premiere, in a joint press statement with Key stated that the bilateral talks were held between him and the NZ Prime Minister discussing the need to strengthen security and intelligence cooperation against terror and radicalisation including in cyber security. The Indian PM asserted that since terrorism has become one of the major challenges affecting global peace and security, the nations believing in humanity need to coordinate their actions.

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What else he said:

  • It is a pleasure to welcome Prime Minister John Key during the festive season.
  • Prime Minister Key and I have had detailed and productive discussions on all aspects of our bilateral engagement and multilateral cooperation.
  • Food processing, dairy and agriculture and related areas in their supply chain are some of the areas of particular potential for cooperation. NZ’s strength and capacity in these sectors can combine with India’s vast technology needs to build partnerships that can benefit both our societies
  • We have agreed to continue to work closely towards an early conclusion of balanced and mutually beneficial CECA.
  • Trade and investment ties have been one of the key areas of our conversation.

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PM Modi thanked the NZ Premiere for his personal commitment to take bilateral partnership forward and to strengthen the bonds of friendship between the countries.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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