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Modi, Japan PM talk Indo-pacific ties

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday spoke with Japan's newly elected Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and discussed the robust cooperatio­n between India and Japan in the Indopacifi­c region.

Japan's parliament had elected Kishida prime minister on Monday.

In a tweet Modi said, “Spoke with H.E. Fumio Kishida to congratula­te him for assuming charge as the Prime Minister of Japan. I look forward to working with him to further strengthen India-japan Special Strategic and Global Partnershi­p and to enhance cooperatio­n in the Indo-pacific region.” The prime minister conveyed his congratula­tions and best wishes to Kishida for assuming charge as the premier of Japan, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said in a statement.

Both leaders expressed satisfacti­on at the rapid progress in the Special Strategic and Global Partnershi­p between India and Japan, and agreed on the potential to further enhance cooperatio­n in a variety of areas, including in high-technology and futuristic sectors, it said.

Prime Minister Modi invited Japanese companies to benefit from India's economic reforms through greater investment, the PMO said.

The leaders also discussed the increasing alignment of perspectiv­es, and robust cooperatio­n, between India and Japan in the Indo-pacific region, it said.

They reviewed the progress of cooperatio­n under the Quad framework in this regard, the statement said.

“SPOKE WITH H.E. FUMIO KISHIDA TO CONGRATULA­TE HIM FOR ASSUMING CHARGE AS THE PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN. I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH HIM TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN INDIA-JAPAN SPECIAL STRATEGIC AND GLOBAL PARTNERSHI­P AND TO ENHANCE COOPERATIO­N IN THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION” NARENDRA MODI, Prime Minister

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