G20 Summit: Modi calls Japan-US-India partnership 'JAI' in first trilateral meet

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Dec 01, 2018, 08.26 AM(IST)

''Japan, USA, India acronym is JAI, so Jai in India means success. This sends a good message,” Modi said standing beside Trump and Abe. Photograph:( Twitter )

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Indian PM said that both Japan and the US are India's strategic partners and leaders of both the countries are his friends. 

By Akash Rai

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is well-known for coining acronyms, rattled off another one at the scheduled trilateral meeting between India, US and Japan. 

Indian PM said that both Japan and the US are India's strategic partners and leaders of both the countries are his friends. 

''Japan, USA, India acronym is JAI, so Jai in India means success. This sends a good message,” Modi said standing beside Trump and Abe.

''It is an enormous opportunity that countries who are totally dedicated towards the value of democracy are on the same platform with the intention to work together for the peace, prosperity and stability,'' Modi said While addressing the media along with the two leaders.

US President Donald Trump sounded optimistic about his interaction with Modi and Abe.

"We just had a great meeting. The relationship between the three countries are extremely good, extremely strong. I think India may be stronger than ever, With Japan, I think stronger than ever. A lot of military purchases and we're going to have a little discussion between the three of us,” Trump said. 

Taking a cue from Modi's acronym, Japanese Premier Abe said he was happy to participate in "the first ever 'JAI' trilateral" meeting.

All three leader agreed to have free trade ingress in the Indio-Pacific region besides agreeing free, open, inclusive, rule-based order is essential for the region's peace and prosperity.

President Trump and PM Abe also complimented Modi for his reform and development-driven agenda in India. 

The PM Modi offered some that how we should take forward the concept of Indo-Pacific and how three countries can work together to promote this concept and focused on the Necessary for all three countries to reach out the all stakeholders to explain the benefits of the Indo-pacific strategy and their advantages to these countries. 

 

 

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