Under Modi's leadership, India did not bow to global pressure to join RCEP: Nadda

New Delhi, November 4 () Praising the decisive leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi so that India does not join the RCEP agreement because negotiations failed, BJP acting president JP Nadda said on Monday that the The country did not yield to global pressure and betrayed its economic interests. , unlike the previous Congress that opened the Indian market through weak trade agreements.

Earlier in the day, Modi said in his speech at the RCEP summit attended by several world leaders in Bangkok that India will not join the RCEP agreement since the negotiations failed to satisfactorily address the pending issues and concerns of New Delhi.

In a series of tweets, Nadda said the BJP congratulates Prime Minister Modi for protecting India's interest. Under him, India's foreign policy reflects India First.

In describing Modi as a tough negotiator and a decisive leader, Nadda said: India did not bow to global pressure and betrayed its economic interests unlike previous governments led by Congress that opened the Indian market through weak FTAs.

He said Modi again showed his commitment to safeguard the interests of the poor and made the historic decision not to join RCEP, based on the interests of India.

It has always taken into account the interest of stakeholders, including farmers, the dairy sector, manufacturers and micro, small and medium enterprises.

The RCEP comprises 10 ASEAN nations and six of its FTA (free trade agreement) partners: China, India, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia and New Zealand. However, India was excluded from the RCEP. The original RCEP was intended to facilitate the creation of the largest free trade region in the world, as the grouping of 16 nations is home to 3.6 billion people, or almost half of the world's population. JTR JTR ABH ABH ABH

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