Immediately after institutionalizing Quad with 1st #QuadSummit, its 4 members announce joint #NavalExercise with France in Bay of Bengal in April. This exercise points at first step towards expansion of Quad to #QuadPlus with 7+ nations keen to join. A serious warning to China. pic.twitter.com/8fKL9eBDhn
— Samir Dattopadhye (@samirsinh189) March 16, 2021
QUAD cooperation to strengthen in the space sector, ISRO space projects with US, Japan and Australia
Bengaluru: – Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be increasing cooperation with the QUAD partner countries. India, the United States, Japan and Australia are working on various space projects. These include the Nisar Satellite project of ISRO and NASA and Moon mission of ISRO and Japan.
Anti-China tactics of QUAD will not succeed against China, warns Chinese foreign ministry
Beijing: China has delivered a discourse to QUAD, ‘Countries should not form groups and factions, falling prey to the Cold War mentality and ideological biases. It will be better to make efforts for regional peace through unity.’
Quad leaders warn China through first meeting
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed confidence by saying, ‘The QUAD association, who is thinking about the vaccine for Coronavirus, climate change and newer technology, is maturing now and emerging as power for global betterment.’
India seeks courtship with QUAD; become a negative asset for BRICS, SCO: China’s mouthpiece Global Times
Beijing: While the first meeting of QUAD leaders is being held, China gave a cautious reaction. The Chinese foreign ministry expressed hope that the cooperation between the countries should not be targeted against a third country.