Trudeau discusses India-Canada row with UAE President

The Canadian PM held a telephone conversation with the President of UAE and the two also spoke about the current situation in Israel. The two leaders expressed concern about the need to protect civilian life.

Trade or geopolitics?

Though not directly referred to in the MOU, one of IMEC‘s implicit objectives is to counter China‘s BRI, which strengthens its connectivity with countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America with an extensive network of land and sea routes.