On the S-400 deal, he said that it not only has symbolic meaning but has a very important practical meaning for the Indian defence capability.
Joe Biden on Friday pardoned two turkeys for the first time in his role as US president and as part of the Thanksgiving tradition.
France's resolve to expand strategic cooperation with India comes nearly two months after the unveiling of a new security alliance by Australia, the UK and the US that had infuriated the French.
The AUKUS pact drew mixed reactions in the region, with Malaysia and Indonesia expressing concern it could escalate tensions in hotspots such as the South China Sea.
While AUKUS is primarily a military alliance, EU and ASEAN are more focused on issues of non-traditional security such as climate change
AUKUS adds another layer of deterrence against China. The group is likely to strengthen the military dimension, contrary to the belief that it undercuts Quad.
The Biden administration has acknowledged that last month's announcement of a three-way Indo-Pacific agreement between Australia, Britain and the U.S. known as AUKUS was handled poorly.
Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer had backed the alliance when it was announced, saying: “Britain must look after our most important relationships.”
Germany, which has close economic ties to China, got a wake-up call last week when China rejected its request for a port call for the frigate Bavaria.
China has sharply criticised the trilateral alliance, saying such exclusive grouping has no future and will gravely undermine regional stability and aggravate the arms race.
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said the member states of Quad have a shared vision for the Indo-Pacific and they are working towards it.
French European Affairs Minister Clement Beaune said he would raise the trade pact and the security implications of the deal, known as AUKUS, at a meeting with his counterparts in Brussels.
India will also have to figure out what AUKUS means for it, especially the nuclear-armed submarines delivered to Australia.
The US, Britain and Australia on Wednesday announced the AUKUS alliance for the Indo-Pacific to take on the threats of the 21st century and allow for greater sharing of defence capabilities.
The US, the UK and Australia have earlier announced a tripartite security alliance that will enhance the development of joint capabilities and technology sharing among others.