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Indo-Pacific region


South Korean President warns of threat to 'universal values' at NATO summit

June 30, 2022 11:51 am

Yoon Suk-yeol, while he did not identify Russia or China, said the international community was facing complex security threats that a single country could not solve, the official cited Yoon as saying in his speech that was not made public.

Richard Marles writes | India and Australia: Partners with shared interests and entwined destinies

June 22, 2022 8:23 am

Richard Marles writes: Both nations share a vision for an open, inclusive and resilient Indo-Pacific region.

Quad Summit will provide opportunity to review progress of grouping's initiatives: PM Modi

May 22, 2022 2:06 pm

In his departure statement ahead of his visit to Japan from May 23-24, Modi said during his visit he will also hold a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden, where they will discuss further consolidation of the multi-faceted bilateral relations.

China seeks to refashion region, international system to serve its authoritarian interests: Llyod Austin

April 12, 2022 8:57 am

"China poses a major challenge," Austin said in his opening remarks at the 2+2 ministerial meeting being co-hosted along with his cabinet colleague Secretary of State Tony Blinken for their Indian counterparts Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.

PM Modi, Putin hold phone call, discuss issues raised during Russian President’s visit

December 21, 2021 7:53 am

The PMO statement said the leaders agreed to remain in regular touch on all aspects covered under the India-Russia Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership, and to continuously strive to deepen bilateral cooperation as well as consultation and coordination in multilateral fora.

Jaishankar meets Singaporean counterpart in US; discusses Indo-Pacific, COVID-19

September 27, 2021 4:48 pm

The meeting came a month after India and Singapore explored ways to cooperate in the Indo-Pacific and exchanged views on international and strategic issues pertaining to the region.

Next govt expected to continue strong ties with India: German envoy

September 28, 2021 2:29 am

German Ambassador Walter J Lindner said relations between India and Germany saw a significant upswing in the last decade and that the upward trajectory in ties is likely to continue.

Quad message to China: ‘Undaunted by coercion’

September 26, 2021 1:31 am

The reference to “undaunted by coercion” is the most direct articulation against China from the leaders of four “like-minded democracies” who met for the first-ever in-person Quad summit at the White House.

Tensions grow as US, allies deepen Indo-Pacific involvement

September 23, 2021 6:58 pm

China has bristled at the moves, and the growing tensions between Beijing and Washington prompted UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to implore Biden and Jinping to repair their “completely dysfunctional” relationship, warning they risk dividing the world.

Malaysia warns new Indo-Pacific pact may trigger nuclear arms race

September 18, 2021 6:32 pm

"It will provoke other powers to also act more aggressively in the region, especially in the South China Sea," Malaysia's Prime Minister Office said in a statement.