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Suga, Modi agree to strongly oppose any unilateral attempt to change status quo

All networks reported on a summit meeting between Prime Minister Suga and Indian Prime Minister Modi held in Washington on Friday morning Japan time during which they agreed to strongly oppose any unilateral attempt to change the status quo in the East or South China Seas. The two leaders also reportedly reaffirmed close cooperation to realize a free and open Indo-Pacific. According to NHK, Suga told his Indian counterpart that India is an important partner with which Japan shares common values. Modi reportedly responded by saying that India’s relationship with Japan is “extremely important not only for the two nations but also for the stability and prosperity of the region and the world.” The two leaders also reportedly agreed to strengthen cooperation in the fight against COVID-19, arrange a “2 plus 2” meeting at an early date, and deepen cooperation in the digital sector.

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