The proposal under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council was moved by France, the UK and the US on February 27, days after a suicide bomber of the JeM killed 44 CRPF soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, leading to a flare-up in tensions between India and Pakistan.
As leaders of the GIFCT, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube emphasised their shared ambition to prevent terrorists from exploiting the Internet to radicalise, recruit and spread propaganda, and to protect their users from violent extremists online.
"Our position on Israel is not something that came out of the blue and surprised everybody, it has been our position that has been evolving since 1992 and there are positions that we agree on and we don't," said S Jaishankar.
“In truth, the India-China relationship by now has acquired so many dimensions, and so much substance , that reducing it to black and white argumentation cannot be a serious proposition,” he said in a lecture to mark 25 years of India-ASEAN ties in Singapore.
The remarks assume significance in terms of India's 'Act East' policy as China becomes more assertive in the ASEAN region, which is made up of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
"India and ASEAN have powerful convergences that can become the basis for a higher level of cooperation," Jaishankar said in his lecture titled 'India, ASEAN and Changing Geopolitics', marking 25 years of India-ASEAN relations
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Clearing the air over reports of suspension of the Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday said Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar spoke to his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary and both have agreed to reschedule the talks in the near future. Swarup further added that India welcomed Pakistan’s move to order an investigation into the Pathankot terror attack.