French Minister Laurent Fabius meets Ranjan Mathai, Indian Foreign Secretary [fr]
Indo-French Foreign Office Consultations
Paris, 17 June 2013
Mr Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs, met Mr Ranjan Mathai, Foreign Secretary - Indian Ministry of External Affairs, on the occasion of the annual Indo-French Foreign Office consultations, co-chaired by Mr Pierre Sellal, Secretary General - French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and his Indian counterpart, on June 17th.
These consultations reaffirmed the excellent Indo-French relations, based on a strategic partnership, the great importance of which was recalled by the President of the French Republic during his State visit to India on 14-15 February 2013.
The consultations served to review the actions undertaken with regard to the four cornerstones of the strategic partnership: defence, civilian nuclear energy, space and counter-terrorism. They were also the opportunity to discuss the prospects for enhancing trade and investments, our scientific, university and cultural cooperation, as well as major international issues.
Meeting of Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs, with Ranjan Mathai, Foreign Secretary of India
(Paris, Quai d’Orsay).
Date : 17/06/2013