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New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) Dr S Jaishankar on Tuesday held talks with envoys of African countries, including Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Botswana, Burundi, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia.

"Glad to host a lunch-discussion with High Commissioners/Ambassadors of Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Botswana, Burundi, Zimbabwe, and Ethiopia," Jaishankar wrote in a tweet.

India's current priorities and challenges were discussed in the meeting, in which the Indian side assured the African side of interest in the India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS), which is the official platform for Indian-African relations.

"Our conversation covered COVID recovery, vaccines, air travel, and digital experiences. Also spoke about India's current prioritieschallenges. Assured them of India's interest in an early IAFS Summit," Jaishankar wrote in a subsequent tweet. (ANI)

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