PM Modi holds bilaterals with Shinzo Abe, Justin Trudeau at G20

Modi also had a brief chat with many top world leaders, including Donald Trump, Theresa May, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron.

Published: 08th July 2017 12:25 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th July 2017 12:25 AM   |  A+A-

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on Friday, July 7, 2017. | AP


HAMBURG: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Japan, Shinzo Abe, and Canada, Justin Trudeau, along with informal interactions with a number of world leaders on the sidelines of the G20 Summit here.

Modi also had a brief chat with many top world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron.

At the BRICS leaders' gathering here, Modi held informal meetings with Brazilian President Michel Temer and South African President Jacob Zuma.

Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping also shook hands at the BRICS meet and had a conversation on a "range of issues".

The interaction between Modi and Xi took place amidst bilateral tensions over the Sikkim standoff.

He later met Abe and Trudeau and discussed a host of issues. A family photo of BRICS leaders was also taken earlier.

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