s Jaishankar shared memories in New York
The External Affairs Minister recalled the time of the attack on the Indian Consulate in Afghanistan in 2016, he said, “It was midnight and our consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan was attacked, and we were calling on the phone to find out what had happened. . He said that all this was going on and you were informing everyone through phone. Then my phone rings, when PM calls, no caller ID comes. His first question was, – Are you awake?
The foreign minister further said that PM Modi asked him ‘Are you awake? ‘…Well watching TV, what’s going on there. Talking about the conversation with the PM, Jaishankar said, I told him that it would take a few hours and I would call his office. He replied, call me. Meanwhile, India was continuously supporting the campaign to evacuate people safely from the country.
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How was the first meeting with PM
Jaishankar says, I used to like Modiji before meeting him. As people used to complain that I keep people busy at some level. I can be annoying. But the way they prepared it was commendable.
External Affairs Minister says that PM Modi starts his day at 7.30 am. And it goes on and on and on and on and on. While others may hold back.
He recalled the time of the Afghanistan crisis last year, when the Afghan insurgency in the country took over Kabul. Meanwhile, India evacuated all the citizens who wanted to leave Afghanistan safely through a rescue operation.
Jaishankar, a member of the United Nations General Assembly, met diplomats and heads of state in the last three days. On Saturday, he will address other world leaders in the General Assembly. He will then leave for Washington, where he will meet with his US counterpart, Anthony Blinken.
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