Recently, Japan’s Prime minister visited New Delhi for coordinating the upcoming summit G7 and G20, in which India could play a significant role as a voice of Global South is a scene for India’s balance in geopolitics of world.
Details of the visit:
Points of discussion: Agendas on food and energy security issues arising mainly from the Ukraine conflict as well as unveiling Japan’s $75 billion plan for a Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP), to work with countries in the region on avoiding debt traps, building infrastructure, and enhancing maritime and air security were discussed.
Consensus against Ukraine War: The need for India, as G-20 president, to come on board with the G-7’s plans to address the Ukraine issue and call out “Russian aggression”.
Japan’s partnership with India: Chinese actions in its neighbourhood have left Japan concerned, and his FOIP plan includes India as an “indispensable partner”.