Receive Dialogue: The second day of the Raisina Dialogue in Delhi began with a meeting of the Quad countries. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar told the meeting of the Quad countries that all the members have agreed to form an Anti-Terrorism Working Group and SOP under the HADR initiative. All four countries in the Quad have supported reform of the United Nations.
Let’s face the challenges together
On the other hand, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on the question of mutual cooperation of the member countries in the Quad that the challenges have now increased at the global level as compared to earlier. We are working together to meet the challenges.
At the same time, Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayasi said that the quad is not a military alliance. Targeting China, he said that as long as China international Will continue to follow the norms and laws. Till then the Quad will continue to work for mutual cooperation.
Our meeting today reaffirms the Quad’s steadfast commitment to supporting a free and open Indo-Pacific, which is inclusive and resilient: Joint Statement- Quad Foreign Ministers’ Meeting pic.twitter.com/66fmy36Tsg
— ANI (@ANI) March 3, 2023
no quad military alliance
On the question asked on natural disasters, the US Secretary of State said that we are working together to help poor countries. On Quad’s military alliance, Blinken said that we are working together on a platform for mutual cooperation. This alliance is not a military alliance by any means.
Development of Indo Pacific is not possible without India
On the other hand, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong, another ally of the Quad, praised India and said that the development of the Indo-Pacific region is not possible without India. India is an important power.