Tag: S Jaishankar

India asks Pakistan to release Kulbhushan Jadhav forthwith

New Delhi: A day after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) stayed Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence, India has asked Pakistan to release the former Navy officer without any delay. In a statement in the Rajya Sabha, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said Jadhav was innocent of the charges levelled against him. “No forced confession that […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Jaishankar to attend ASEAN-related meetings in Bangkok

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will be on a two-day visit to Bangkok to attend ministerial meetings of the ASEAN and East Asia Summit, against the backdrop of escalating tensions in the South China Sea and the US-China trade war. Jaishankar’s meetings will be a preparatory for the ASEAN-India Summit and the 9th […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Jaishankar holds bilateral meetings with 8 counterparts; including from China, Japan

Bangkok: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday held a series of bilateral meetings here with his counterparts from China, Japan, Britain, New Zealand and other countries during which he discussed a host of key issues, including Indo-Pacific and maritime partnership. Jaishankar is in the Thai capital to attend a number of conferences, including the […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Amid South China Sea stand-off, India stresses peace, stability

New Delhi/Bangkok: Amid a tense stand-off between China and Vietnam over territorial rights in the South China Sea, India on Thursday stressed peace, stability and navigational freedom in the vital sea route through which almost 55 per cent of its trade passes. India’s reply came as External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar participated in ASEAN-related multilateral […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Implementation and Assessment Group Meet of GICNT
Any discussion on Kashmir, will only be with Pakistan, bilaterally: Jaishankar

Bangkok: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday made it clear to his American counterpart Mike Pompeo that any discussion on Kashmir, if at all warranted, will only be with Pakistan and only bilaterally, days after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate on the Kashmir issue. Jaishankar is in the Thailand capital to attend […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Bangladesh PM to visit India in October

Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit India in October in her first visit to the neighbouring country after coming to power for a third consecutive term, the Foreign Office announced here. Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen, who announced the planned trip while talking to reporters on Sunday, said the agenda of her visit […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Jaishankar to visit Beijing ahead of Modi-Xi informal summit

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will pay a three-day visit to China from Aug 11, as both sides prepare for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in India in October. During his visit Jaishankar, who was Indian envoy to Beijing from 2009 to 2013, will […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Time for Pakistan to accept reality of Kashmir: India

New Delhi: India on Friday said it is time for Pakistan to accept the reality of change in status of Jammu and Kashmir and stop interfering in what is entirely an internal matter of India, even as it urged Islamabad to review its unilateral decision to snap ties. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, addressing […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
India, China ties should be a factor of stability in uncertain world: Jaishankar

Beijing: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who is on a crucial three-day visit to China, on Monday said India-China relations should be a factor of stability at a time when the world is facing an uncertain situation. Jaishankar, who arrived here on Sunday, called on Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan at the Zhongnanhai, the picturesque […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Kashmir an internal matter, does not impact border: Jaishankar to China

Beijing: India has conveyed to China that the change in status of Kashmir is an internal matter and would have no implication for its boundaries with Beijing. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also sought to reassure his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi that India was not raising any additional territorial claims and the Chinese concerns in […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Jaishankar Holds 'Productive Discussions' With His Nepalese Counterpart

Kathmandu: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held “productive discussions” with his Nepalese counterpart Pradeep Gyawali on Wednesday and the two leaders comprehensively reviewed the bilateral relations and identified priority areas for cooperation between them. The two leaders co-chaired the 5th Meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission held here. “Productive discussions with FM @PradeepgyawaliK at the […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Nepal, India Ink MoU On Food Safety

Kathmandu: Nepal and India inked an agreement on food safety standards, while New Delhi handed over cheques amounting to Rs 3.74 billion for two projects, including reimbursement for post-quake reconstruction, during the Fifth Nepal-India Joint Commission meeting that was attended by Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and his Nepalese counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali here. […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Implementation and Assessment Group Meet of GICNT
India-US ties in very good health: Jaishankar

New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US and his meeting with President Donald Trump during which trade issues are set to figure, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday said that bilateral ties are in “very good health”. Addressing a press conference, Jaishankar said he would view the relationship as […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Pak condemns India's statement on taking back PoK

Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday “strongly condemned and rejected the inflammatory and irresponsible” remarks made by the Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on taking back Pakistan occupied Kashmir, saying they could “further escalate tensions and seriously jeopardise peace and security in the region”. In a statement, hours after India said that Pakistan occupied Kashmir was […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Inflammatory, Says Pak On Jaishankar's Remark On PoK

Islamabad: Pakistan has condemned Indian Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar’s statement that Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) is a part of India and New Delhi will have its physical jurisdiction some day. Pakistan called the statement “inflammatory” and “irresponsible”. According to reports in the Pakistani media, Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal strongly condemned the […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021