The meeting of the four-nation alliance quad was held at midnight Bangladesh time in Washington, USA on Friday. This is the first time the heads of government of the four countries, including the quad, have met. Also present were US President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
Every state leader in the Quad has emphasized the need to stabilize democracy in the Indo-Pacific region. Sources AFP.
In addition, the main topics of quad leaders at the meeting were corona vaccination, regional infrastructure, climate change and the supply of semiconductors used in computer technology.
At the end of the meeting, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said, “We are liberal democracies. We want an independent and free Indo-Pacific region. Because, only in a free democratic environment can a strong, stable and prosperous region be built. ‘
U.S. President Joe Biden said, ‘The four major democracies in the Quad have a history of mutual cooperation. These four countries know how to solve something. And we are ready to take on this challenge. ”
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “We need to focus on the practice of democratic values among the Quad countries.” Later, as a member of the quad, I confronted Kovid. The quad will work to bring peace to India and the Pacific.
Modi added, “In the same way, our quadrilateral alliance will act as a force for global welfare. Today, at a time when the world is battling the Kovid epidemic, we are here again under the quad, united for the good of humanity. ”
Meanwhile, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has called for an independent and open Indo-Pacific Ocean. He described the quad as a “very important initiative” by four countries that believe in fundamental rights.
“This meeting will strengthen solidarity in the Indo-Pacific region,” said Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.