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US secretary of state Antony Blinken expected to visit India next week | India News

NEW DELHI: US secretary of state Antony Blinken is expected to make his maiden trip to India next week since assuming charge. According to sources quoted by ANI, it is learnt that preparations for the high-level visit are currently underway. Blinken is expected to hold bilateral talks with external affairs minister S Jaishankar in New …

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Arrival of Indian ship carrying medical aid to Indonesia delayed: EAM | India News

NEW DELHI: India has sent a naval ship carrying 300 oxygen concentrators and 100 metric tons of liquid medical oxygen to Indonesia to help the country fight rising cases of coronavirus infection. External affairs minister S Jaishankar said the arrival of the ship has been delayed, adding that India stands with its partners in the …

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Pakistan is on FATF grey list due to PM Modi government: EAM | India News

NEW DELHI: External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said Pakistan had been put in global terror-financing watchdog FATF’s grey list because of the efforts made by the Modi government. FATF continues to keep Pakistan in its ‘Increased Monitoring List’ because of the latter’s failure to do enough against UN-designated terrorists. He was also quoted …

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Connectivity an act of trust, India reminds China and Pakistan | India News

NEW DELHI: In a fairly direct reference to China’s BRI initiative, foreign minister S Jaishankar said on Friday that connectivity efforts must be based on economic viability and financial responsibility and should promote economic activity and not create debt burdens. While the comment was seen as a dig at China’s BRI — with several African …

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S Jaishankar calls on Afghanistan president, vows support amid Taliban violence | India News

NEW DELHI: India redoubled its energies on Afghanistan, as foreign minister S Jaishankar met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Tashkent on Thursday, indicating continued support in the face of a Taliban onslaught. “Pleased to call on President @ashrafghani. Discussed the current situation in and around Afghanistan. Reiterated our support for peace, stability and development of …

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Border row must not be allowed to affect India ties, says China | India News

NEW DELHI: Following the meeting between external affairs minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Dushanbe, China on Thursday said it’s ready to seek a “mutually acceptable solution” to the issues that required “urgent treatment” but added its troops were not responsible for the current impasse and that the two countries needed …

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India raises concerns over attacks on PIOs in South Africa | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s foreign minister S Jaishankar spoke to his South African counterpart Naledi Pandor about unrest in South Africa that has seen violence against Indian-origin people too, official sources said, adding that it was said to be a “cordial and open conversation”. Separately, sources said, MEA secretary Sanjay Bhattacharya met the high commissioner of …

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Unilateral status-quo change on LAC not acceptable: India | India News

NEW DELHI: Indian and Chinese foreign ministers agreed to convene an early meeting of military commanders to “seek a mutually acceptable solution” to the outstanding issues on the LAC in the western sector while refraining from any unilateral action that could escalate the military stand-off. On Wednesday, foreign minister S Jaishankar told his Chinese counterpart …

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India and Afghanistan in Tajik huddle ahead of key SCO summit | India News

NEW DELHI: External affairs minister S Jaishankar met his Afghan counterpart Hanif Atmar in Dushanbe on Tuesday ahead of the SCO Contact Group meeting on Afghanistan. Expressing concern over escalation of violence, he assured Atmar of India’s continued cooperation in strengthening “regional and global consensus to achieve a political settlement in Afghanistan”. Referring to the …

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S Jaishankar likely to have bilateral meet with Chinese counterpart | India News

NEW DELHI: External affairs minister S Jaishankar is likely to have a bilateral meeting on Wednesday with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of the SCO foreign ministers’ meet in Dushanbe, a meeting that will be watched in view of the ongoing military stand-off between the two countries in Ladakh sector. Official sources …

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