The India-Australia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue saw Foreign Minister Jaishankar and Deputy PM Marles discuss the Israel-Hamas conflict and other critical issues. Addressing regional challenges, they emphasized collaboration amid global uncertainties, stressing stability and strategic coordination in their growing bilateral relationship.
a significant diplomatic event, India's Foreign Minister Jaishankar and
Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Marles engaged in the India-Australia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, delving into crucial issues like the ongoing Israel-Hamas
conflict. Their discussions highlighted the deepening bilateral relationship
and its implications for the Indo-Pacific region.
Jaishankar provided insights into the evolving Indo-Pacific strategic scenario, stressing the need for stability amidst global uncertainties. He emphasized the bilateral relationship's rapid growth and its role in ensuring regional stability and security.
Marles, acknowledging China's role as a key trade partner and security concern for both nations, emphasized the need for joint efforts to address shared challenges. He highlighted the importance of geographical proximity in fostering cooperation between India and Australia.
The dialogue covered various challenges faced by both nations, including man-made crises and humanitarian assistance efforts. Both leaders underscored the necessity of planning for exceptional situations and fostering cooperation to tackle challenges effectively.
Marles highlighted the significance of maritime domain awareness and the shared ocean between the two countries. Both leaders stressed the importance of unity in addressing regional concerns and promoting stability amidst evolving global dynamics.
This dialogue aimed to strengthen strategic coordination between India and Australia across multiple fronts, acknowledging the ever-changing global landscape and the imperative of collaborative efforts in the Indo-Pacific region.