First Quad leaders’ virtual summit on 12 March 2021

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By SAT News Desk

MELBOURNE, 10 March 2021: The first Quad leader’s virtual summit will take place on 12 March 2021. Participating in the summit are Australia’s PM Scott Morrison, India’s PM Narendra Modi, US President Joseph R. Biden, and Japan PM Yoshihide Suga, India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced on March 9, 2021, in a press release posted on MEA’s website.

“The Leaders will discuss regional and global issues of shared interest, and exchange views on practical areas of cooperation towards maintaining a free, open, and inclusive Indo-Pacific region. The Summit will provide an opportunity to exchange views on contemporary challenges such as resilient supply chains, emerging and critical technologies, maritime security, and climate change.

The Leaders will discuss ongoing efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic and explore opportunities for collaboration in ensuring safe, equitable, and affordable vaccines in the Indo-Pacific region, ” the MEA press release says.

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The Quad came into existence in 2014 with the four countries deciding to coordinate relief during the 2004 devasting Tsunami. The Quad is not a security alliance but has annoyed China, which sees Quad as trying to counter its global influence.

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