On October 12, the BJP-led Indian Government, extended support to Palestine, amid the ongoing conflict Israel-Palestine. Arindam Bagchi, the spokesperson of the External Affairs Ministry said, "India always advocated the resumption of direct negotiations towards establishing a sovereign, independent and viable state of Palestine, living within secure and recognised borders, side by side at peace with Israel. I think that position remains the… read-more
Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is set to embark his official tour to India, on May 31. The four-days visit will be the first official visit of PM Pushpa, after he took over the office in December 2022. During the visit, Indian PM Narendra Modi and PM Pushpa will hold talks to further strengthen the age-old, multifaceted bilateral ties, confirmed the Union Foreign Ministry.
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on April 19 denied the alleged India-specific agenda behind his UAE visit. Qureshi stated that the agenda of visit was about Pakistan-UAE bilateral relation. However he welcomed "third party mediation" between the India and Pakistan issue. Interestingly, Qureshi’s UAE visit also coincides with Indian External-Affairs minister S. Jaishankar's visit to UAE on April 18 while focusing bilateral… read-more
Courtesy: The Economic Times
Taiwan's foreign ministry, on April 7, stated that they'll fight China till the end if they have to; after Taiwan reported multiple military breaches on its Air Defense Identification Zone (AIDZ) by the Chinese forces. Meanwhile, China also stated that their carrier group is exercising near Taiwan, drills to become regular. Taiwan has launched computer-aided war games with China as a part of the military exercise for strategic resistance.
Courtesy: The Economic Times
Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will meet his French and Australian counterpart at a trilateral dialogue in Delhi on April 13 to discuss maritime security and collaborate on Indo-Pacific challenges faced. Besides discussing Chinese presence in the Indo-Pacific region, the leaders will focus on trade and technology. Notably, the meet is proposed a week after the France-led ‘La Pérouse’ joint naval exercise ends in the Bay of… read-more
In a rare instance, China has backed India for hosting BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) 2021 summit in New Delhi. Calling BRICS a "constructive force" China's Foreign Ministry spokesman said, "we are committed to deepening strategic partnership within it to consolidate solidarity". However, the officials did not clarify if Sino President Xi Jinping would attend it. Interestingly, China has offered India support when both… read-more
Courtesy: Deccan Herald
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will be meeting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on September 10 to discuss steps to resolve border issues between the two countries. They will be meeting in Russia on the sideline of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) ministerial event hosted by the Russian Federation. Earlier, Indian defense minister had similar discussions with his Chinese counterpart in the same organizational meet.
About 153 stranded Indians on September 1 were brought back from Thailand through a special Air India Flight under the Vande Bharat Mission. The Indian Embassy in Thailand, through Twitter, expressed gratitude for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, Ministry of External Affairs and other parties concerned for their efforts. According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the… read-more
Courtesy: ANI News
Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla, during his visit to Dhaka, said that Bangladesh will be a priority country for India to provide COVID-19 vaccine. India has already assured vaccine doses to Bhutan and Maldives. While saying India will be producing vaccines on a massive scale, he assured that the closest neighbours will certainly be part of that. "India produces 60% of the world's vaccine," he added further.
Courtesy: Times of India