India And UK Shared Vision For Maritime Cooperation In the Indo-Pacific

2 mins read  Sealuminati TeamOctober 19, 2021

The inaugural maritime discussion was held on Monday between India and the UK and they discussed the alliance in the maritime domain, Indo-Pacific, regional & multilateral cooperation.

In the inaugural maritime dialogue the two nations agreed on the India-UK Roadmap 2030 for future relations adopted at the Virtual Summit between the two Prime Ministers in May 2021, the MEA reported.

The two Foreign Ministers had conferred a Statement which involved exchanges on cooperation in the Maritime profession, Indo-Pacific, and regional/multilateral cooperation.

Back In May, UK Prime Minister and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had agreed on a common vision of a new and transformational Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between India and the UK, underpinned by their shared responsibilities to democracy, fundamental freedoms, multilateralism, and rule prejudiced international orders.

Subsequently in the conversation between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his UK counterpart Boris Johnson earlier this year, one joint statement was issued. According to which the two sides had shared a common perception regarding rules based on the Indo-Pacific region, rule of law, transparency, freedom of navigation and overflight in the international seas, unimpeded lawful commerce, and peaceful resolution of disputes.

The two Prime Ministers had a telephonic conversation as well earlier this month related to the campaigns of Afghanistan & Roadmap 2030. The authorities also discussed the required actions to be taken following the persistent situation in Afghanistan. They also decided on the required coordination to arrive at international engagement and to uphold human rights in the country.