Quad Countries’ Foreign Minister Meet held in Tokyo

Quad Countries’ Foreign Minister meet held in Tokyo, Japan. All four Quad countries the United States, Japan, India and Australia to hold bilateral discussions over “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” (FOIP) initiative amid coronavirus pandemic. This is the second Quad FM meeting. The first was held in 2019.

The Quad FM meeting was represented by External Affairs Minister of India S Jaishankar, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne, and Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi. They discussed the post-COVID-19 international order and the need for a coordinated response to the various challenges emerging from the pandemic.

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About Quadrilateral Security Dialogue:

  • Quad or Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QSD), is an Inter-governmental security forum between the United States, Japan, Australia and India.
  • The ministers discussed regional issues and collectively affirmed the importance of maintaining a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.

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