Sunak to hold talks with Modi at G20 summit | EUROtoday

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Rishi Sunak will hold talks with Narendra Modi right now after warning {that a} commerce deal between Britain and India is “not a given”.

The two prime ministers will sit down collectively at the G20 summit in New Delhi after a deliberate assembly between the pair yesterday was pushed again.

Discussions are seemingly to embody India’s demand that the UK agrees to situation extra visas to its employees in return for it granting tariff free entry for British items.

Mr Sunak has downplayed the chance of a deal being struck earlier than the subsequent election, saying one could be “good to have” however he “won’t rush it”.

The two males are additionally anticipated to discuss concerning the invasion of Ukraine, on which New Delhi has remained impartial due to its sturdy ties with Russia.

Vladimir Putin will steer clear of the summit that means the Kremlin will as soon as extra be represented by Sergey Lavrov, its international minister.

He walked out final summer time’s G20 summit in Indonesia after Moscow was accused of making a meals disaster by blocking grain exports from Ukraine.

The situation is probably going to dominate the leaders’ agenda as soon as once more, with Russia having since withdrawn from a deal to enable shipments via the Black Sea.

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