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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled his planned visit to India next week due to the coronavirus situation in the country.
Axar.az reports that Downing Street said on Monday.
Johnson will instead speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month to launch their plans for the future UK-India partnership, with their physical meeting expected later in the year.
"In the light of the current coronavirus situation, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not be able to travel to India next week, Downing Street said in a joint statement on behalf of the British and Indian governments.
"Instead, Prime Ministers Modi and Johnson will speak later this month to agree and launch their ambitious plans for the future partnership between the UK and India. They will remain in regular contact beyond this, and look forward to meeting in person later this year," the statement said.
2021.04.19 / 16:55