Jaishankar meets Canadian counterpart, provides ''accurate understanding'' of developments in Kashmir

ANI Toronto, Canada Dec 20, 2019, 02.33 PM(IST)

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with his Canadian counterpart Francois-Philippe Champagne in Canada on Thursday. Photograph:( ANI )

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EAM S Jaishankar met Canadian minister of foreign affairs Francois-Philippe Champagne on Thursday.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his Canadian counterpart Francois-Philippe Champagne in Toronto on Thursday and held discussions on a range of regional and global issues, including cross-border terrorism, while also providing "an accurate understanding" of the developments pertaining to Jammu and Kashmir.

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The two leaders discussed opportunities for more productive collaborations in different sectors and recognised the significance of people-to-people links to their larger relationship."Did a comprehensive review of our bilateral ties and discussed opportunities for more productive collaborations in different sectors. Exchanged views on a number of global and regional issues. Recognised the significance of people-to-people links to our larger relationship," Jaishankar tweeted.

"Underlined the importance of respecting our national integrity and unity. Discussed the challenge of terrorism, including cross-border terrorism. Provided an accurate understanding of Jammu & Kashmir developments," the following tweet read.

Jaishankar, who visited Canada after the successful conclusion of his visit to the US for 2+2 ministerial dialogue, also held talks with Candian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and International Trade Minister Mary Ng earlier today.