Joint Statement on Indo French Bilateral Cyber Dialogue held in Paris

Lets see the third Indo french cyber dialogue was held in Paris on 20th june 2019. During this dialogue, both parties shared their threat analysis and presented the latest development in their respective cyber policies and steps taken for protection of critical national infrastructure. They further also exchanged views on the ongoing discussions and initiatives in multilateral forums related to peace and security in cyberspace, as well as the related issues of digital sovereignty and internet governance.


The countries identified the areas for deepening their cooperation in these domains. France and india reaffirmed their commitment to an open, reliable secure, stable and peaceful cyberspace and recalled in particular the applicability in cyberspace of existing principles of international law, including the United Nation Charter in its entirety and that  there was a need to continue and deepen deliberation on the applicability of international law and set norms of responsible behavior of states.Both countries exchanged views on fight against cybercrime and the use of the internet for terrorist purposes.France and india will maintain a continuous dialogue on cybersecurity in order to address their shared concerns.France and India will hold the fourth indo french cyber dialogue in india. Commitment to a multistakeholder approach to internet governance was also emphasized.Finally, france and india welcomed the forthcoming G7 summit under the french presidency, with which india will be associated.

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