Worldview with Suhasini Haidar | The first Quad Summit

A video on the India, Japan, Australia and U.S. virtual Quad summit

March 12, 2021 10:43 pm | Updated 10:44 pm IST

In this week's episode of Worldview, our Diplomatic Affairs Editor Suhasini Haidar discusses the first Quad Summit , held virtually which marks a historical move for the Australia-India-Japan-U.S. coalition.

While the special COVID-19 vaccine initiative which will draw on India's manufacturing capabilities, U.S. research and funding from Japan and Australia's distribution network is the highlight, there were many other messages especially from the U.S. on building a region free from coercion, a possible barb at China, also a clear sign from Mr. Biden on the importance of Indo-Pacific strategy. Mr Modi said the Quad is a force for global good and has come of age.

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