Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addresses the US Congress in front of then US Vice-President Joe Biden and House Speaker Republican Paul Ryan (right) in Washington in June 2016. Photo: EPA Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addresses the US Congress in front of then US Vice-President Joe Biden and House Speaker Republican Paul Ryan (right) in Washington in June 2016. Photo: EPA
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addresses the US Congress in front of then US Vice-President Joe Biden and House Speaker Republican Paul Ryan (right) in Washington in June 2016. Photo: EPA

Joe Biden and India’s Narendra Modi agree to strengthen Quad framework amid China’s rise

  • On their first call, the leaders agreed that the democratic process must be upheld in Myanmar and said they would collaborate to tackle global challenges
  • India enjoys broad support in the US but has come under growing criticism from lawmakers as Modi pursues his Hindu nationalist agenda

Topic |   Joe Biden’s China policy
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addresses the US Congress in front of then US Vice-President Joe Biden and House Speaker Republican Paul Ryan (right) in Washington in June 2016. Photo: EPA Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addresses the US Congress in front of then US Vice-President Joe Biden and House Speaker Republican Paul Ryan (right) in Washington in June 2016. Photo: EPA
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addresses the US Congress in front of then US Vice-President Joe Biden and House Speaker Republican Paul Ryan (right) in Washington in June 2016. Photo: EPA
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