Wednesday, 21 April, 2021

Diplomacy

PM Modi addressing the 6th Indo-Japan Samwad Conference via video conferencing on 21 December 2020 | Twitter

Global growth talks cannot happen only between a few, table must be bigger, says PM Modi

Addressing the 6th Indo-Japan Samwad Conference via video conferencing, Modi said in the past, humanity often took the path of confrontation instead of collaboration.
Pham Sanh Chau, ambassador of Vietnam to India | Vietnam embassy

India, Vietnam to boost defence, security ties in ‘uncertain’ world, envoy says before PMs’ meet

PM Modi and Vietnam PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc will hold a virtual summit Monday; Ambassador Pham says countries’ Comprehensive Strategic Partnership needs deepening.
File photo | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan | Facebook/ImranKhanOfficial

India sees ‘no future’ in Pakistan’s normalisation of ties with Israel

India believes Pakistan's recognition of Israel will weaken Islamabad's 'so-called Kashmir cause'.
File photo of Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi | Commons

Attack on Chinese Communist Party is attack on Chinese people, it won’t succeed, says Wang Yi

Foreign Minister Wang Yi says China believes in peaceful coexistence on issues of territorial integrity, and Beijing's diplomacy is aimed at creating a win-win situation for all.
An army convoy moving towards the Zojilla pass in Drass (representational image) | ANI

India, China resume diplomatic talks, agree to work towards complete disengagement

The MEA said the two sides reviewed the developments along the LAC since the last round of the WMCC talks held on 30 September.
R. Clarke Cooper, the US Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs | Photo: Twitter | @AsstSecPm

No blanket waiver of CAATSA sanctions for buying Russian/Chinese arms, but India safe, says US

Earlier this week, US imposed sanctions on NATO ally Turkey for buying Russian S-400 missiles in 2017. India ordered the same system in 2018.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar virtual addressing the CII Partnership Summit 2020 on 17 December 2020 | Youtube | Ministry of External Affairs

Denying the idea of Indo-Pacific is tantamount to refuting globalisation, says Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar also said that Indo-Pacific isn't a forecast for tomorrow but yesterday's reality and stated as being central to India's exports and imports.
File photo of MV Anastasia 1

Govt in touch with Beijing to resolve issue of 39 Indians stuck aboard ships at Chinese ports

Chinese authorities said crew changes on MV Jag Anand and MV Anastasia were not being permitted due to Covid restrictions, MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said.
Ambassador Vikram Misri administering a pledge to all India-based officers and staff on the occasion of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas on 31 October at the Embassy of India in Beijing | Twitter | EOIBeijing

Indian missions take precautions in staff hiring, says MEA after Shanghai ‘infiltration’ report

Chinese embassy in India calls infiltration report ridiculous, arising out of an 'ideological confrontation'.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina during the India-Bangladesh virtual bilateral summit, in New Delhi, Thursday. | Photo: PTI/PIB

From onions to vaccines — India promises to be a ‘true friend’ to Bangladesh

With Dhaka set to shed its ‘Least Developed Country’ tag, New Delhi promises a tighter economic embrace as Beijing watches.

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