What PM Modi Stressed as India Takes Over the G20 Presidency

India starts its year-long presidency of the Group of 20 (G20) India's prime minister Narendra Modi said the world must cooperate to solve the greatest challenges of climate change, terrorism, and pandemics . The Ukraine crisis dominated a two-day G20 summit in Indonesia last month .

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that the world must cooperate to solve the greatest challenges of climate change, terrorism, and pandemics as India started its year-long presidency of the Group of 20 (G20).The Ukraine crisis, which began in February, dominated a two-day G20 summit in Indonesia last month, sparking some members' dissatisfaction with global economic woes.Modi said in a statement published in Indian newspapers to mark the start of the G20 presidency that the greatest challenges we face today, including climate change, terrorism, and pandemics, can be overcome not by fighting each other but by working together, he said.Modi said in the Thursday statement that India would prioritize a gradual shift to cleaner fuels and the slashing of household energy consumption to achieve net zero emissions by 2070, citing its second-largest coal producer,

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