Volume IV, Issue 1 | - January 2023
1 February 2023
DPG is deeply committed to the growth of India’s national power and purpose, the security and prosperity of the people of India and India’s contributions to the global public good. [...] Among the visible outcomes of this tour were elevation of Japan’s relations with Italy to a strategic partnership; signing of the Japan-UK Reciprocal Access Agreement and the reaffirmation of alliance commitments in the summit meeting with the US President. [...] The CSG thereafter crossed the Suez Canal and operated in the Red Sea for the next week, crossing the Straits of Bab-el-Mandeb on 31 Press Kit of the Ministry of Armed Forces, Mission Antares, G.pdf 32 Ibid. [...] The Philippines reaffirmed its adherence to the One-China Policy, while China recorded consensus on peaceful resolution of disputes on the basis of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea, the UN Charter and the 1982 UNCLOS. [...] Four distinct pillars of cooperation have been identified: Cooperation in the Pacific; the Indo-Pacific Region (where Australia and France commit to working together in the Indian Ocean in alignment with the IORA outlook on the Indo-Pacific, welcome India’s leading role in the region and reaffirm their commitment to trilateral cooperation), Bilateral Cooperation; and International and Regional Sec.