6th Round of India-Argentina Foreign Office Consultations

New Delhi: The 6th round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and Argentina were held on 24 November 2021 at New Delhi. Ms. Riva Ganguly Das, Secretary (East) led the Indian delegation while Argentine delegation was led by Mr. Pablo Tettamanti, Deputy Foreign Minister.

Reviewing the multi-faceted relations between India and Argentina, which were elevated to Strategic Partnership in 2019, both sides reaffirmed their resolve to broaden ongoing bilateral cooperation across a host of areas of mutual interest including Defence, Space, Nuclear Energy, Minerals, Energy (conventional and renewable), Oil & Gas (conventional as well as shale), Health and Pharma, Agriculture, Ayurveda, Development Cooperation, Science & Technology. The two sides identified steps to strengthen trade and investment, market access for more agricultural as well as pharmaceuticals products, cooperation in Information Technology sector and deepening people-to-people ties.

Both countries recalled their mutual assistance during COVID and reiterated their joint resolve to continue mutual cooperation in their fight against the pandemic and post-pandemic recovery.

Both sides exchanged views on various regional and global issues and decided to strengthen the existing coordination in multilateral fora.

The consultations were held in a friendly, warm and cordial atmosphere. Both sides agreed to hold the next consultations at a mutually convenient date in Buenos Aires.

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