External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday met World Trade Organization Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala here and spoke about the need for reformed multilateralism. The Global South has critical interests in agriculture, vaccines, climate action and fishing, he said.
“Met Director General, @wto @NOIweala. Spoke about the need for reformed multilateralism with fairer outcomes,” Jaishankar tweeted. In another meeting, Jaishankar exchanged views on issues such as climate action challenges, Indo-Pacific and Afghanistan with Frans Timmermans, executive vice-president of the European Commission in-charge of the European Green Deal.
“Pleasure as always to meet EVP @TimmermansEU. A good discussion on the expanding India-EU partnership, including on trade and investment, connectivity and Indo-Pacific,” Jaishankar tweeted. Exchange of views covered climate action challenges and Afghanistan, the external affairs minister said.