US Secretary of State Coming To India For G20 Meeting
Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State is coming to India on 1st March for the G20 foreign ministers meeting, after his trip to Kazakhstan & Uzbekistan.
India has been in charge of the G20 since December 1, 2022. Next week, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit India to participate in the G20 foreign ministers meeting and meet with top Indian officials to reaffirm America’s close relationship with that nation.
According to State Department Spokesperson Ned Price on Thursday, Blinken will fly to New Delhi on March 1 to take part in the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, which will put a strong emphasis on multilateralism and deeper cooperation in areas like food and energy security, sustainable growth, counter-narcotics, global health, humanitarian aid and disaster relief, and gender equality as well as women’s empowerment.
To reinforce our solid collaboration, he (Blinken) will meet with Indian government representatives and members of civil society, Price said. Through March 3, the US Secretary of State will be in India.
Beginning on February 28, Blinken will go to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan before arriving in India.
Antony Blinken will travel to Astana, Kazakhstan, on February 28 to meet with top Kazakh authorities in order to further their bilateral relations.
In order to reiterate the United States’ commitment to the independence, sovereign rights, and territorial integrity of Central Asian countries and to work with the region on solutions to common global challenges, he said he will then take part in a C5 1 Ministerial with leaders of each of the five Central Asian states.
The C5 1 Ministerial will concentrate on improving collaboration between the United States, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Tajikistan, the Republic of Turkmenistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan in the areas of economics, energy, the environment, and security.
Senior government representatives from the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan will meet separately with the Secretary on the sidelines of the C5 1 ministerial to discuss possibilities for bilateral and multilateral collaboration and progress towards the shared goal of a flourishing, secure, and democratic region.
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