Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met European Council President, Donald Tusk, for a bilateral meeting with the European Union. The duo released a joint statement, where they agreed upon fighting terrorism. They also agreed on cooperation on global and regional issues.
“Agreed to develop dynamic trade and step up cooperation on global and regional issues,” Tusk said in the statement.
The EU President also announced that European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide 500 million euros to support the construction of a new 18 station Rapid Transit line in Bangalore Metro.
PM Modi said that both the sides agreed upon fighting terrorism together.
“We agreed on fighting terrorism together and increasing cooperation towards it,” he said.
“Our relations have strengthened after last year’s summit in Brussels. Our multi-dimensional relation and strategic partnership are of prime importance: PM Modi at India-EU joint statement,” he added.
Earlier, PM Modi welcomed Donald Tusk and European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, at Hyderabad House.