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New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 11, 2021, spoke on telephone with Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. The two leaders reviewed the progress in bilateral relations since their virtual summit earlier this year and expressed satisfaction at the steps already initiated under the Roadmap 2030 adopted during the virtual summit.

The two leaders also reviewed the progress of the Enhanced Trade Partnership and agreed on the potential of rapidly expanding trade and investment linkages between both the countries. They had extensive discussion on issues related to Climate Change in the context of the  UNFCCC COP-26 meeting to be held at Glasgow in early November 2021.

Prime Minister Modi conveyed India’s commitment to Climate Action, as seen in its ambitious target for expansion of renewable energy and the recently announced National Hydrogen Mission, according to a PIB release

The two leaders also exchanged views on regional developments, especially the situation in Afghanistan.  In this context, they agreed on the need to develop a common international perspective on issues regarding extremism and terrorism as well as Human Rights and rights of women and minorities.