India hosts 4th India-Australia-Japan trilateral meeting

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It’s a preparation time for RBI assistant Mains & IBPS Clerk Mains 2017. Current Affairs is the scoring part where you can gain more marks and with the help of it you can easily taste the fruit of success. So, let’s discuss about the recently held India, Australia, Japan discuss maritime security, counter-terrorism and its important parameters for exam point of view.


  • New Delhi


  • Tokyo

Hosted by

  • Jaishankar-Foreign Secretary


  • Need for greater collaboration on maritime security and domain awareness and disaster response capabilities.
  • Renewing their resolve to fight the scourge of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, the three countries also stressed the need for enhanced cooperation on counter-terrorism.

Other important features:

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held the 15th Russia-India-China (RIC) trilateral meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

In the trilateral meeting, the foreign ministers of the three countries discussed terrorism, the political scenario in the Middle East and North Africa, different challenges in putting world economy back on growth track, transnational organised crime, illicit drug trafficking, food security and climate change.

Russia and India also extended support and cooperation for China as the chair of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) for 2017-2018 and for China’s hosting of 2018 SCO Summit.

India and Australia reviewed all aspects of bilateral ties during the inaugural ‘2+2 dialogue’ and agreed that a “free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific is in the long-term interests of all countries in the region.”

The ‘2+2 dialogue’ format, which was first proposed by then Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott during his 2014 India visit, comes a month after the two countries, along with the U.S. and Japan, held a quadrilateral security dialogue in Manila.

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