India and the UK exchanged views and agreed to deepen their cooperation on a wide range of issues relating to the Commonwealth.
A joint statement said said the two prime ministers called upon all countries to work together to root out terrorist safe havens and infrastructure, disrupt terrorist networks and financing chains.
Shringla said that Prime Minister Modi expressed deep concern over the ongoing situation in Ukraine and the mounting humanitarian crisis there.
PM Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson pushed for closing the negotiations for a free trade agreement by the end of the year.
A major focus of Johnson's talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on the situation in the Indo-Pacific as the UK is strongly opposed to any kind of coercion in the region.
Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that the Mutual Recognition Agreements on Pharma could provide additional market access.
Goyal said that today, the terms of reference of the free trade agreement have been finalised and formally endorsed by both countries.
It set the clock ticking on a full-fledged FTA as part of Roadmap 2030, with the intention to at least double bilateral trade from the current GBP 24 billion a year in 10 years' time.
British PM Boris Johnson said that the UK and India are natural partners who are working together on many fantastic projects from partnership on 5G and telecom to startups.
EAM S Jaishankar and British FS Liz Truss held wide-ranging talks with a focus on infrastructure investment as well as defence and security cooperation.
The UK side congratulated India on its successful presidency of the UN Security Council in August 2021, the MEA said.
The talks came four days after the UK announced that fully vaccinated Indians will not require to undergo mandatory quarantine on arrival from October 11.
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Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said he has been told that certain 'assurances' were being given by the UK that the issue will be resolved.
The senior Cabinet minister, who faced some criticism for going ahead with his summer vacation plans as the Afghan capital of Kabul fell over the weekend, returned to London.