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Suga and Modi commit to open Indo-Pacific ahead of Friday Quad summit

Japanese PM cites concerns about China, including coast guard law

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, left, and Indian counterpart Narendra Modi seek greater bilateral cooperation to ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (Nikkei montage/photos by Reuters)

TOKYO/NEW DELHI -- Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Indian counterpart Narendra Modi agreed Tuesday to pursue deeper cooperation with Australia and the U.S. as all four national leaders prepare for the first summit of the so-called Quadrilateral Security Dialogue that India said is scheduled for Friday. 

Suga and Modi, during their 40-minute phone call, shared the stance that cooperation toward a free and open Indo-Pacific region is increasingly important. China also was a topic as they exchanged views on the region.

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