New Delhi :
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and their British counterparts Boris Johnson had a telephone conversation on Monday. During this, they welcomed the recognition of the Indian vaccine by the UK and agreed on the need for a coordinated international approach to the Taliban issue. This information has been given in a statement issued by Britain. Britain announced four days ago that Indian travelers who have received both doses of Covishield or any other vaccine approved by it will not be required to undergo a ten-day quarantine upon arrival from October 11.
The British statement said that the two prime ministers discussed the common fight against the coronavirus and the importance of a cautious opening of international travel. According to a statement shared with journalists by the British High Commission here, the two leaders also discussed the strengthening of UK-India relations and climate action in the context of the upcoming ‘Conference of the Parties’ (COP)-26 in Glasgow. It said, “The leaders also talked about the current situation in Afghanistan. They agreed with the Taliban on the need for a coordinated international approach and stressed the importance of upholding human rights in the country.
The Prime Ministers welcomed the progress made on the 2030 Roadmap, the statement said. This was agreed upon by Johnson and Modi in May. After this, PM Modi said in a tweet, “Glad to talk to Prime Minister Boris Johnson. We reviewed progress on the India-UK Agenda 2030, action on climate change and the COP-26 in Glasgow. Also shared views on regional issues, including Afghanistan.
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