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G-7 Summit Highlights: All issues between India, Pak bilateral, says PM Modi on Kashmir after meeting with Trump

G7 Summit Highlights: PM Modi had arrived at Biarritz Sunday evening from Bahrain on a personal invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron.

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US President Donald Trump meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi for bilateral talks during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France. (Source: Twitter/PMO India)

Narendra Modi at G-7 Summit Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in France to attend his first G-7 Summit, spoke on climate change and biodiversity in a session on Monday and reiterated India’s stand on the issue. In a meeting with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the summit, he also briefly discussed the Kashmir issue, adding that any issue between India and Pakistan is purely bilateral and does not need mediation from other countries.

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said PM Modi will also be the keynote speaker at the Digital Transformation session.

PM Modi had arrived at Biarritz Sunday evening from Bahrain on a personal invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron. Soon after landing, he had his first bilateral meeting with his UK counterpart Boris Johnson. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar described it as a “good meeting”. “Discussions focused on strengthening bilateral ties going forward, in trade & investment, defence & security, science & technology and education sectors”. “Connected histories, common future,” he said.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will address his country on the Kashmir issue later in the day, Pakistan government confirmed.

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PM Modi departs for India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi departs from France to India

'Excellent meeting with President of US,' tweets PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and wrote that he had an excellent meeting with President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G-7 Summit. "We agreed to address trade issues for mutual benefit soon. Looking forward to expand cooperation as large democracies for the benefit of our citizens and global peace and prosperity," he wrote.

PM Modi speaks at the Digital Transformation session at G-7 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at the Digital Transformation session held along the sidelines of the ongoing G-7 Summit in France's Biarritz.

Productive meeting with President Trump, tweets MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar took to Twitter and said that the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump was warm, productive, and forward-looking.

PM Modi to be the keynote speaker at digital transformation session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the keynote speaker at the digital transformation session at the ongoing G-7 Summit in France's Biarritz.

Donald Trump comments on PM Modi’s English

Amid serious deliberations on Kashmir and trade, US President Donald Trump shared some light moments before the reporters Monday. Trump said Modi speaks very good English to which both the leaders broke into a burst of hearty laughter. Watch here

'We will make a deal with China': Donald Trump

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'Modi said Kashmir situation under control': Trump

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'India-Pak issues bilateral': PM Modi

"Issues between India and Pakistan are bilateral nature, and we do not want mediation from any country in the world. If before 1947 we were one country, then I think we can find a solution now too," says PM Modi.

'Let us work together': PM Modi says gave message to Pakistan

"When I called Pakistan PM after he won elections, I told him that both countries need to fight against poverty, illiteracy and other bigger issues. We need to overcome our differences and work together," says PM Modi on issues with Pakistan

India and US which have shared democratic values: PM Modi

"India and the US are two countries which have shared democratic values since the start. We have welcomed suggestions of US on many issues including trade," says PM Modi while meeting President Donald Trump.

PM Modi meets US President Donald Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G-7 Summit in France's Biarritz.

PM Modi addresses session on climate change and biodiversity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a session on climate change and biodiversity on the sidelines of the ongoing G-7 Summit. He reiterated India's stand on eliminating single-use plastic conserving water, harnessing solar energy and, protecting flora and fauna for a sustainable future.

PM Modi attends session for climate change at the G-7 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a dedicated session for climate change titled 'Biodiversity, Oceans, Climate'.

PM Modi holds bilateral talks with Senegal President Macky Sall

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with Senegal President Macky Sall on the sidelines of the ongoing G-7 Summit in France's Biarritz. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted, "Strengthening ties with an important African partner."

PM Modi meets President of Senegal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already met President of Senegal, Macky Sall, on the sidelines of the G-7 Summit.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives for G-7 summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived for G-7 summit. His Sherpa (diplomat who undertakes preparatory work before a summit) Suresh Prabhu also present.

Donald Trump, Narendra Modi will look for trade solutions: US

With Donald Trump walking back on his threat to escalate his trade war with China, and admitting to “second thoughts”, the US has said that the President is looking forward to his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi where they will “look for solutions on the trade front”.

At a breakfast meeting with the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Sunday, Trump was asked if he was rethinking his decision to escalate tariffs against China. “Yeah, sure. Why not?” he replied. Asked again, he repeated: “Might as well. Might as well… I have second thoughts about everything.”

The US has said that the President is looking forward to his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi where they will “look for solutions on the trade front”.

At a breakfast meeting with the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Sunday, Trump was asked if he was rethinking his decision to escalate tariffs against China. “Yeah, sure. Why not?” he replied. Asked again, he repeated: “Might as well. Might as well… I have second thoughts about everything.”

However, the US President said China’s approach to trade had been “outrageous”. “Presidents and administrations allowed them to get away with taking hundreds of billions of dollars out every year and putting it into China,” he said.