India’s External Affairs Minister, S. Jaishankar, engaged in meetings with international counterparts on the sidelines of the high-level United Nations General Assembly gathering. He attended a ministerial meeting of the Quad, which includes India, the US, Japan, and Australia, where they reaffirmed their commitment to combat terrorism and maintain a free Indo-Pacific.
Jaishankar also participated in an IBSA meeting with Brazil and South Africa to explore tri-continental cooperation. He had bilateral discussions with foreign ministers from the UK, Australia, Japan, and Bahrain, focusing on various regional and global issues. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not attend the UN General Assembly, Jaishankar is set to represent India and address the assembly on September 26.