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QUAD Summit amid Russia-Ukraine War

QUAD Summit amid Russia-Ukraine War- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 2: International Relations- Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.

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QUAD Summit in News

  • Recently, the Indian Prime Minister participated at a virtual summit of Quad leaders, along with US President, Australian Prime Minister and Japanese Prime Minister.
  • At the QUAD Summit 2022, India reiterated the importance of adhering to the UN Charter, international law and respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity.

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QUAD Summit amid Russia-Ukraine War- Key Points

  • The QUAD meeting reviewed the progress on Quad initiatives since the September 2021 Quad Summit.
  • The QUAD leaders agreed on accelerating cooperation, with an objective to achieve concrete outcomes by the summit in Japan later this year.
  • On Russia-Ukraine War: Developments in Ukraine were discussed in the QUAD meeting, including its humanitarian implications.
    • India emphasized ending the Russia-Ukraine war and the need to return to a path of dialogue and diplomacy.
  • Other Discussed Issues: QUAD leaders also discussed-
    • The situation in Southeast Asia,
    • The Indian Ocean region and
    • The Pacific Islands.

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QUAD Summit: India’s Vision for QUAD

  • Focus on Indo-Pacific Region: India said that the Quad must remain focused on its core objective of promoting peace, stability and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.
  • Widening Areas of Cooperation: India called for concrete and practical forms of cooperation within the Quad, in areas like-
    • Humanitarian and Disaster Relief,
    • Debt sustainability,
    • Supply chains,
    • Clean energy,
    • Connectivity, and
    • Capacity-building.

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Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD)- Key Points

  • About: Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) is an informal Geo-strategic grouping between India, the USA, Japan, and Australia.
    • The “Quad” Coalition though first mooted by the Japanese Prime minister in 2007, came into reality only in 2017.
  • Quad Objective: Quad members have come together with a shared objective to ensure and support a “free, open and prosperous” Indo-Pacific region.
    • Quad is considered as a grouping to counter rising Chinese dominance in the Indi-Pacific reason, especially in the geo-strategic and economic domain.

India’s stand on Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Quad Ministerial Meeting 2022

Quad Ministerial Meeting 2022

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