Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a telephone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron and reiterated India’s full support for France in the fight against terrorism, extremism and radicalism.

The leaders also discussed other bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest, including improving the affordableness and accessibility of COVID-19 vaccines, COVID economic reforms, cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, maritime security, defense cooperation, digital economy And includes. Cyber ​​security, multilateralism and climate change and strengthening biodiversity.

“The Prime Minister expressed his condolences to President Macron for the terrorist attacks in France and reiterated India’s full support to France,” a PMO release said.

It added that the two leaders expressed satisfaction at the depth and strength of the Indo-French strategic partnership in recent years and agreed to continue working together after the COVID era.

The Prime Minister expressed a desire to welcome President Macron to India after the public health situation returned to normal.