External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is in the US on a 10-day official visit

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had a hectic but productive Day 2 during his visit to attend the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at the UN headquarters in New York.

On Tuesday, he interacted with multiple dignitaries from various parts of the world, including three Presidents and four Foreign Ministers.

EAM Jaishankar met President of France Emmanuel Macron, President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo, and President of the Comoros Azali Assoumani.

Talking about his meeting with French President Macron, he tweeted, "Thank President @EmmanuelMacron of France for hosting a high level cross-regional grouping today in New York. Discussions focused on the conflict in Ukraine and its implications for the Global South. Conversations also covered the salience of G-20 in these challenging times."

He also tweeted about his meeting with Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo. He wrote, "Pleased to call on President of Ghana, @NAkufoAddo. Discussed our ongoing cooperation in the UN Security Council, especially on counterterrorism. Appreciated the achievements of our development partnership. #UNGA"

Tweeting about his meeting with Comoros President Azali Assoumani, he wrote, "Delighted to call on President of Comoros, Azali Assoumani. Welcomed his appreciation for India’s outreach in combating Covid-19 and dengue. Discussed taking forward our development partnership and working together on maritime security. #UNGA"

Apart from that, he also met four of his counterparts, including Foreign Minister of Nicaragua Denis Moncada; Foreign Minister of Austria Alexander Schallenberg; Foreign Minister of Libya Najla al-Mangoush; and Foreign Minister of Turkiye Mevlut Cavusoglu.

EAM Jaishankar, who arrived in New York on Sunday to attend the UNGA high-level conference, has more than 50 formal engagements planned for this week, including bilateral, multilateral, and plurilateral interactions.