BALI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden on Tuesday reviewed the state of the India-US strategic partnership, including in sectors such as critical and emerging technologies and artificial intelligence .
The two leaders also discussed topical global and regional developments during their meeting which took place on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in this Indonesian city, the Ministry of External Affairs (AEM) said.
It is understood that the Ukrainian conflict and its implications figured in the discussions.
The MEA said the two leaders expressed satisfaction with the close cooperation between India and the United States in new groupings such as Quad and I2U2.

“Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met with United States President Joseph R Biden on the sidelines of the G-20 Leaders’ Summit in Bali,” the MEA said.
“They reviewed the continued deepening of the strategic partnership between India and the United States, including cooperation in future-oriented sectors like critical and emerging technologies, advanced computing, artificial intelligence, etc.,” he said in a statement.
The MEA said the two leaders discussed topical global and regional developments.
Modi PM thanked President Biden for his constant support in strengthening the India-US partnership. He expressed confidence that the two countries will continue to maintain close coordination during India’s G-20 chairmanship,” he added.
While the Quad includes India, the United States, Australia, and Japan, the members of I2U2 are the United States, United Arab Emirates, and Israel.
India is currently part of the G20 troika (current, previous and incoming G20 presidencies) comprising Indonesia, Italy and India.
The Prime Minister is attending the summit at the invitation of Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Indonesia is the current chair of the G-20.



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