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Jaishankar in Helsinki: J&K move has national security connotations

The European Union had on Wednesday expressed concern about the situation in J&K and “restrictions on fundamental freedoms”. Finland is the current chair of the EU.

Ladakh incident face-off, not skirmish; resolved via bilateral talks: Jaishankar

Addressing the 100-day press conference of the Ministry of External Affairs, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said: “We did not have a skirmish, I want to be very clear I think there was what we call a face-off. It was resolved.”


PoK a part of India, one day will have physical jurisdiction: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar

This is the first time in recent years that an External Affairs Minister has spoken of taking physical possession of PoK — and this goes much beyond the 1994 Parliament resolution on Jammu and Kashmir.

PoK part of India, expect to have physical jurisdiction over it one day: Jaishankar

"We recognise the unique challenge from one neighbour. Until the issue of cross-border terrorism is addressed successfully, until the neighbour becomes a normal neighbour, it will continue to remain a challenge," Jaishankar said.

S Jaishankar holds bilateral talks with Indonesian counterpart

India and Indonesia last year agreed to set up a special task force to enhance connectivity between the strategic Andaman and Nicobar Islands and provinces in Sumatra Island.

S Jaishankar pledges India's full commitment to Maldives' development

The two countries signed the treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in criminal matters. The treaty aims to enhance effectiveness of both the countries in investigation and prosecution of crime, through cooperation and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters.


Jaishankar: How to cut communications for terrorists, keep it open for others?

On Pakistan, he made it clear that dialogue is possible only when the neighbouring country stops terrorism targeted at India.

Pak Railway Minister Rasheed Ahmad: We have tactical nuclear weapons as small as 125-250 grams

"Pakistan has as small as 125-250-gram atom bombs also, which may hit (and destroy) a targeted area," Pakistan Railways Minister Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said.

No scope for dialogue, Pakistan openly practices terrorism: MEA Jaishankar

Pakistan has been raking the international community over the modification in Article 370 which scraps the special status provided to the state of Jammu and Kashmir and reduces it into a union territory. India has maintained it is its internal matter.

NRC India’s ‘internal matter’, but cautious Dhaka says keeping ‘close watch’

Sources said External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, during his visit to Dhaka, had said that it was India’s internal matter. Jaishankar’s remarks came after he held talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart, A K Abdul Momen, earlier this month.

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets PM Modi, holds joint press briefing with MEA Jaishankar

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is on a three-day visit to India, and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday held a joint press briefing, touching upon a wide range of issues, including bilateral trade.

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India, Pak to reschedule Foreign Secretary-level talks: MEA

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.