Following the footprints of Maldives, Australia too did not participate in the "China-Indian Ocean Forum on Development Cooperation" that held on November 21. Australia`s High Commissioner to India, Barry O`Farrell took to Twitter to clarify about the same and tweeted, "Contrary to media reporting, no Australian Government official attended the Kunming China-Indian Ocean Forum on Development Cooperation.”
Quad meeting begins in Tokyo. PM Modi said in the opening address at the Quad that in a short span of time, the Quad has made an important place. Mutual cooperation is encouraged. He said that the potential of the quad is very wide. It's a privilege to be among friends in Tokyo. Biden addressed after PM Modi in the Quad meeting.