Meeting of the President with Mr Salman Khurshid
Meeting of the President of the French Republic with Mr Salman Khurshid, Indian Minister of External Affairs.
The President of the French Republic met the Indian Minister of External Affairs, Mr Salman Khurshid, on 11th January 2013. This meeting came in the context of preparing for the visit that the President of the French Republic will soon undertake in India.
They reviewed the salient aspects of the bilateral relationship between France and India and raised major regional issues. They agreed to strengthen our political consultations on crises, particularly those on the agenda of the United Nations Security Council.
The President of the French Republic was pleased with the great trust and friendship that links our two countries. He affirmed his attachment to the strategic partnership between France and India in the areas of energy, defence, space and security. He expressed his resolve to strengthen it during his visit and develop economic, scientific, cultural and people-to-people exchanges between France and India.