PM Modi spoke on the phone to Shijo Abe, expressing gratitude for strengthening India-Japan relations
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on telephone on Thursday and thanked him for his personal commitment in strengthening the relations between the two countries. The Foreign Ministry said that during the talks, the two leaders expressed confidence that the strong momentum that the partnership between the two countries has gained in the last few years will continue uninterrupted in the future as well. It is noteworthy that Abe, who remains Japan’s longest Prime Minister, resigned from the post last month due to health reasons.
The Foreign Ministry said, “Prime Minister Modi thanked Prime Minister Abe for his personal commitment in strengthening the relations of the two countries.” Welcomed the signing of the agreement on “exchange of information”.
“They agreed that the agreement would deepen the defense cooperation of the two countries and contribute to peace and security in the Indian Ocean region,” the Foreign Ministry said. After years of negotiations, India and Japan have both countries’ armed forces A landmark agreement has been signed between India for the exchange of supplies and services.