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PM Modi Held A Bilateral Meeting With The Chancellor Of Austria, These Issues Including Russia-Ukraine War Were Discussed

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PM Modi Karl Nehammer Meeting:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer on Wednesday and discussed ways to strengthen the bilateral partnership. PM Modi said that India-Austria friendship is strong and it will become stronger in the times to come.

PM Modi arrived in Vienna from Moscow on Tuesday evening on a two-day visit. This is the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister in more than 40 years. PM Modi was given a ‘Guard of Honor’ before the talks at the Federal Secretariat (Federal Chancellery) here.

PM Modi was given a warm welcome

Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg welcomed PM Modi at the airport. The Prime Minister thanked the Austrian Chancellor for the warm welcome. This is the first visit of an Indian Prime Minister to Austria in more than 40 years. Indira Gandhi had visited Austria in the year 1983.

‘This is not the time for war’

Prime Minister Modi said on Wednesday that he had a fruitful discussion with Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer and during this, they discussed in detail the ongoing disputes in the world including the Ukraine conflict and the situation in West Asia. At the same time, Modi again said that this is not the time for war.

He said that India and Austria have explored new possibilities to further strengthen cooperation and have prepared a blueprint for cooperation in the coming decade.

These issues were discussed with Chancellor Nehammer

Addressing the media along with Nehammer after the talks, Modi said, “Today, Chancellor Nehammer and I had a very fruitful discussion. We have explored new possibilities to further strengthen cooperation. We have decided to give a strategic direction to our relations. A blueprint of cooperation has been prepared for the coming decade.”