Biden, PM Modi to discuss GE jet engines, nuclear technology on sidelines of G20 summit

The U.S. hopes for major progress and “meaningful progress” in discussions on GE jet engines and civil nuclear technology as U.S. President Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit here in New York. Delhi. The G20 forum will be “an opportunity to follow up on Prime Minister Modi’s visit to the United States and we will see significant progress on a number of issues, including the GE jet issue, the MQ nine Reapers and the five G six Gs for cooperation on important issues.” and emerging technologies and advances in civilian nuclear as well,” US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said in a statement on Friday.

Sullivan noted that US President Biden will meet with the Prime Minister at the Group of 20 forum, and the two leaders will discuss key issues. “This [the meeting] will show the breadth of the relationship,” Sullivan said. US General Electric (US GE) has signed an agreement with Indian aerospace and defense manufacturing company Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to jointly manufacture Indian Air fighter jet engines in India. Leverage domestically under Prime Minister Modi’s Make in India vision.

G20 meeting in India ‘an important milestone in global cooperation’: Sullivan

Sullivan said Biden “looks forward to the opportunity to participate in a variety of things that we have at the G20 summit. [US] believe that these are truly significant issues facing all the world’s major economies.” Biden and Prime Minister Modi will discuss a range of issues related to climate change, energy and food security, global macroeconomic stability and the ability to deliver public goods to people everywhere. through ambitious initiatives, such as the World Bank reform initiative that President Biden has been working on,” he said. The G20 in India will be “an important moment for global cooperation at a critical time.”

Commenting on China’s Xi Jinping’s absence from the Group of 20 forum, Sullivan emphasized that the United States intends to play a “large role in overseeing the G20 and ensuring that it remains the primary mechanism for global coordination. the main challenges we face”.

“We’ll mark all that progress when the two of them [Modi and Biden] to meet tomorrow, which shows the breadth of relations between our countries. Of course, President Biden will also talk about the most important core values ​​that the United States stands for, as he does in all areas of his activities,” said US national security adviser Jake Sullivan.


Godfrey Kemp

"Bacon fanatic. Social media enthusiast. Music practitioner. Internet scholar. Incurable travel advocate. Wannabe web junkie. Coffeeaholic. Alcohol fanatic."