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PM Narendra Modi holds bilateral talks with UK counterpart David Cameron

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held bilateral talks with his British counterpart David Cameron on issues of mutual interest on the sidelines of the second day of the Nuclear Security Summit here.



Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held bilateral talks with his British counterpart David Cameron on issues of mutual interest on the sidelines of the second day of the Nuclear Security Summit here.

"On every occasion, the opportunity to strengthen an old partnership. PM @narendramodi & PM @David_Cameron meet," tweeted Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Viksa Swarup.

Earlier, the Prime Minister held bilateral talks with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on issues of mutual benefit.

The Prime Minister will also be holding separate bilateral meetings with Argentinean President Mauricio Macri, Japnese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Switzerland President Schneider-Ammann.

The second day of Nuclear Security Summit will have three plenary sessions. At the first plenary session, there will be a focus on national actions to enhance nuclear security.

This first plenary will be followed by a working lunch, where the focus of discussions will be on international institutional actions to strengthen nuclear security. The focus will be on international follow-up through institutions such as the International Atomic Energy Agency, the United Nations, the Interpol, the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism and the G8 Global Partnership.

The third and final plenary discussion at the summit will be a policy discussion on nuclear terrorism based on a hypothetical scenario. This scenario will allow the leaders to have a realistic and a thoughtful conversation on and around the challenges posed by international terrorism in particular the threat of nuclear and radiological terrorism.

The summit will then conclude with the adoption of a brief communique and the five action plans.

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