G20, Meloni to Modi: “Italy’s full support for India’s presidency”

At the center of the talks is the strengthening of relations between the two nations

(from correspondent Ileana Sciarra) The Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni, had a bilateral meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali. At the center of the talks, the strengthening of relations between the two nations so that the potential of both can be exploited to the fullest, informs Palazzo Chigi.

The two heads of government also had an exchange of views on the stability of the Indo-Pacific and on the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine and its repercussions, particularly in terms of food and energy security. Meloni assured Prime Minister Modi of Italy’s full cooperation in the context of India’s upcoming G20 Presidency, also in light of the extent of the common challenges.

“Excellent meeting with Giorgia Meloni. We exchanged views on how India and Italy can work closely together in sectors such as energy, defence, culture and in stimulating climate change. We also focused on ways to strengthen the partnership economy between our countries,” Modi wrote on Twitter.