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  • India calls for ‘double peace’ in Afghanistan; acceleration of dialogue

    India calls for ‘double peace’ in Afghanistan; acceleration of dialogue

    “For a durable peace in Afghanistan, what we need is a genuine ‘double peace’, that is, peace within Afghanistan and peace around Afghanistan. It requires harmonising the interests of all, both within and around that country,’’ external affairs minister S Jaishankar said while addressing the ninth ministerial conference of “Heart of Asia’’ on Afghanistan being held at the Tajikistan capital of Dushanbe.

    March 31, 2021
  • RS members praise External Affairs Ministry for bringing back Indians in wake of pandemic

    RS members praise External Affairs Ministry for bringing back Indians in wake of pandemic

    “We are keen they don’t lose a year, and get back,” he said. Jaishankar said the Government would increase the air bubble arrangements with more countries to help Indians.

    March 16, 2021
  • India to take up racism issues with Britain when required: Jaishankar

    India to take up racism issues with Britain when required: Jaishankar

    External Affairs Minister was responding to concerns raised by a BJP MP over racism that forced Indian-origin Rashmi Samant to resign as president of the Oxford University Students Union

    March 16, 2021
  • India committed to connectivity with Afghanistan, Central Asia: Jaishankar

    India committed to connectivity with Afghanistan, Central Asia: Jaishankar

    “The Chabahar Port has not only emerged as a commercial transit hub for the region but also facilitated the delivery of humanitarian assistance, especially during the pandemic. The port is part of our shared commitment towards peace, stability and prosperity of the people of Afghanistan,” external affairs Minister S Jaishankar said.

    March 5, 2021
  • Jaishankar to visit Dhaka today ahead of Modi’s trip

    Jaishankar to visit Dhaka today ahead of Modi’s trip

    During his visit, Jaishankar will do the groundwork for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to Bangladesh later this month.

    March 4, 2021
  • Jaishankar,Wang review disengagement process

    Jaishankar,Wang review disengagement process

    “Spoke to state councilor & foreign minister Wang Yi this afternoon. Discussed the implementation of our Moscow Agreement and reviewed the status of disengagement,” Jaishankar tweeted later.

    February 26, 2021
  • Jaishankar calls for reforming multilateral mechanisms to tackle terror menace

    Jaishankar calls for reforming multilateral mechanisms to tackle terror menace

    “It (terrorism) is a crime against humanity and violates the most fundamental human right-namely ‘the Right to Life’, he said in a virtual address.

    February 24, 2021
  • With China on mind, Quad FMs call for freedom of navigation

    With China on mind, Quad FMs call for freedom of navigation

    The four ‘Quad’ members ~ India, Japan, Australia and the US, emphasised their commitment to upholding a rulesbased international order, underpinned by respect for territorial integrity and sovereignty

    February 19, 2021
  • Jaishankar to visit Dhaka to set stage for Modi’s trip

    Jaishankar to visit Dhaka to set stage for Modi’s trip

    During his visit, Jaishankar will finalise with his Bangladeshi counterpart A K Abdul Momen the agenda for talks between Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

    February 18, 2021
  • India Af sign accord to build Shahtoot Dam to meet Kabul’s drinking needs

    India Af sign accord to build Shahtoot Dam to meet Kabul’s drinking needs

    The accord was signed by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Afghan counterpart Hanif Atmar after a virtual summit between PM Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

    February 10, 2021
  • China’s hegemony in Asia unacceptable: India

    China’s hegemony in Asia unacceptable: India

    Addressing scholars at the 13th All India Conference of China Studies, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said, "The India-China relationship is today truly at a crossroads. Choices that are made will have profound repercussions, not just for the two nations but for the entire world."

    January 28, 2021
  • Of nationalism

    Of nationalism

    Speaking at a webinar hosted by an Australian think-tank, he went on to add that the Sino-Indian relationship had been “significantly damaged” this year. Also, this week, Mr Jaishankar was targeted in a media interview by a respected commentator on international affairs and former Indian Foreign Service colleague for his helming of Indian foreign policy which was characterised by the latter as being marked by “a lot of uncertainty… (and) no clear direction”.

    December 11, 2020
  • Allowed to fester

    Allowed to fester

    The decision by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to skip a meeting of global foreign ministers called by his Canadian counterpart to craft a unified response to the coronavirus epidemic a month after he had seemed to heartily welcome the initiative, was clearly provoked by remarks of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that India deems ill-informed and unwarranted.

    December 8, 2020
  • Jaishankar urges Gulf states to facilitate return of workers

    Jaishankar urges Gulf states to facilitate return of workers

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar made the request at the annual political dialogue with the GCC Troika, which was held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

    November 5, 2020
  • Change in status quo at LAC unacceptable, Jaishankar tells China

    Change in status quo at LAC unacceptable, Jaishankar tells China

    Delivering the Sardar Patel Memorial Lecture last evening, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar noted that ties with China were stable for three decades as the two nations addressed inherited challenges and new circumstances.

    November 2, 2020
  • Massive deployment of PLA troops along LAC created ‘flash points’: India to China

    Massive deployment of PLA troops along LAC created ‘flash points’: India to China

    India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has addressed the States’s concern of China’s deployment of its troops with arms and equipment along LAC to China’s State Councillor and Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi at a meeting in Moscow.

    September 11, 2020
  • Jaishankar leaves for Russia to attend SCO foreign ministers meet

    Jaishankar leaves for Russia to attend SCO foreign ministers meet

    The meeting will review the preparations for the forthcoming SCO summit and also exchange views on international and regional issues. the External Affairs Ministry said.

    September 9, 2020