‘2+2’ Ministerial Dialogue between India & Australia
Part of: Prelims and GS – II – International Relations
The 2+2 dialogue signifies the importance of the India – Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. India and Australia share an important partnership which is based on a shared vision of free, open, inclusive and prosperous Indo-Pacific region. As two democracies we have a common interest in peace and prosperity of the entire region.
- In-depth discussion on bilateral & regional issues
- Afghanistan, maritime security in Indo-Pacific, cooperation in multilateral formats & other related topics discussed
- Emphasis on ensuring free flow of trade, adherence to international rules & sustainable economic growth in entire region
- Invitation to Australia to engage in India’s growing defence industry – expand military engagements across services, facilitate greater defence information sharing and to work closely for mutual logistic support; invited Australia to engage India’s growing defence industry and to collaborate in co-production and co-development of defence equipment.
News Source: PIB