Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to his Israel counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday and congratulated him on assuming the role for the fifth time after yet another election. The two leaders also spoke about further strengthing the partnership between the two countries under their respective leadership.
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PM Modi tweeted about the call, remarking how the two countries could collaborate in the post COVID-19 era. “The leaders discussed the potential areas in which India and Israel could expand their cooperation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, including research and development efforts in the fields of vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics. They agreed to maintain the ongoing exchanges between expert teams of both countries, and also concurred that the fruits of such collaboration should be made available for the wider benefit of humanity,” an official release read.
It added, “The leaders reviewed other important topics on the bilateral agenda, and agreed that the post-COVID world would create further avenues for mutually beneficial partnerships in many areas.