Washington, Nov 19 – The White House stated on Friday that India played a key role in drafting the Bali Declaration of the recently ended G-20 Summit in Indonesia and praised PM Modi for declaring that today’s period must not be one of conflict.
“India was critical in crafting the summit’s statement. Prime Minister Modi has stated that today’s age must not be one of conflict “During her daily press briefing, White House Press Secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre informed reporters.
“We have a path forward to address current food and energy security problems while continuing to build a resilient global economy,” she said. On Thursday, US President Joe Biden arrived from Indonesia, where he attended the G20 Summit in Bali.
India assumes the G20 leadership in December, which all members and the world community agree will be a watershed moment in the organization’s history. “The connection between Prime Minister Modi was vital to this conclusion, and we look forward to supporting India’s G-20 chairmanship next year. We eagerly await the next encounter, “Jean-Pierre said
On the side-lines of the conference, she added, Biden spoke with Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, , the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union are all members of the C20.
The G20 represents 85% of global GDP, 75% of international commerce, and 66% of the population worldwide, making it the preeminent platform for worldwide economic cooperation.