Washington: In the upcoming I2-U2 Summit this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the quadrilateral summit virtually alongside US President Joe Biden.
Four nations India, Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the United States decided to launch this new Quad as External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar joined his counterparts at a meeting via video conferencing from Jerusalem.
The official further confirmed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the summit virtually alongside Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, UAE President Mohamed Bin Zayed, and President Joe Biden, who is set to visit the Middle East next month.
The summit is set to be the highest-level gathering of the forum to date. The leaders are expected to discuss the “food security crisis and other areas of co-operations across hemispheres where the UAE and Israel serve as important innovation hubs.”
The relationship between India and Israel took off on a positive note post PM Modi’s visit in 2017. The White House statement confirmed that President Joe Biden will be undertaking a visit to the Middle East region next month.