Sources told The Indian Express that if Beijing raises the J&K issue, the Indian side will be very categorical in its response that it is an internal matter. Jaishankar’s visit was scheduled before the government announced its decision on J&K.
Both sides held the 14th meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on India-China Border Affairs in Beijing on Monday, a press release issued by the Ministry of External Affairs said.
The proposal also sought to get a green signal from the general board to authorise Rajkot mayor, chairman of the standing committee and the municipal commissioner to sign the agreement with Jiaozhou, a city in eastern China’s Shandong province.
The choice of Varanasi is because Modi wants to invite Xi to his parliamentary constituency, just like the Chinese President had hosted him in Xiamen for the BRICS summit where he had made a mark as a Communist Party of China office-bearer almost 30 years ago.
Asked if India's reported decision to boycott the BRF would undermine the new momentum generated by last year's informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the two leaders had a very successful meeting at Wuhan.
February 16, 1979, Forty Years Ago: Throughout the three rounds of talks with India’s foreign minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, in Peking totalling nearly eight hours, Huang did not make any negative reference to India’s relations with the Soviet Union, The Indian Express reported.
Modi and Xi, during their informal summit in Wuhan in April, reached a consensus on managing various aspects of India-China relations, including the two militaries, especially in the backdrop of the Doklam standoff.
Doklam: “In recent weeks, India and China have maintained diplomatic communication in respect of the incident at Doklam. During these communications, we were able to express our views and convey our concerns and interests. On this basis, expeditious disengagement of border personnel at the face-off site in Doklam has been agreed-to and is ongoing,” the […]
WITH CHINA raising the pitch on the border stand-off over the last two weeks, India on Thursday maintained a measured tone, saying that diplomatic channels were “available” and were “being used” to address the situation. Sources told The Indian Express that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is likely to visit China on July 26-27 for the BRICS […]
The standoff between India and China continued at the Dolam or Doklam plateau for the 21st day, with troops of the two armies arrayed against each other at a “civil distance”, awaiting a diplomatic resolution of the dispute, official sources told The Indian Express. Sources said that the dispute remains “localised”, with no movement of […]
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