India and Australia sign seven agreements during virtual bilateral summit

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Published: June 4,2020 05:05 PM
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June 4, 2020: India and Australia on Thursday signed seven agreements, including landmark pact on access to military bases for logistics support during a virtual bi

June 4, 2020: India and Australia on Thursday signed seven agreements, including landmark pact on access to military bases for logistics support during a virtual bilateral summit between PM Narendra Modi and Scott Morrison, PM of Australia.



As per reports, the signed seven agreements are focused on military ships and aircraft to refuel and access maintenance facilities.



"India is committed to expanding its relations with Australia at a wider and faster pace. This is important not only for our two countries, but also for the Indo-Pacific region and the world," Modi said in his opening remarks in Hindi.



Modi also pitched for a coordinated and collaborative approach to come out of the adverse economic and social impact of the epidemic that has infected around 65 lakh people and killed 3.88 lakh globally.