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India will never allow China to make unilateral changes to LAC, says Jaishankar
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India will never allow China to make unilateral changes to LAC, says Jaishankar

Speaking at a town hall organised by CNN-News18 on Saturday, the external affairs minister said that he would disagree that the 15 rounds of talks have not been fruitful. They have resulted in many of the friction points being resolved, he said

Prophet remarks row: Countries appreciated it was not the government's stand, says Jaishankar
India

Prophet remarks row: Countries appreciated it was not the government's stand, says Jaishankar

While speaking on the row at the CNN-News18 Townhall, the external affairs minister said sensibilities and sensitivities of people were impacted which the countries articulated but they did appreciate that this was not the position of the government

US support for Pakistan contributed to India-Pak problems, says Jaishankar
India

US support for Pakistan contributed to India-Pak problems, says Jaishankar

The foreign minister was speaking at the CNN-News18 Townhall organised on Saturday

India in middle of revolution with life-changing government schemes: Jaishankar
India

India in middle of revolution with life-changing government schemes: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar highlighted that the country was going through a socio-economic change in its bid to create a social security net, which would raise the bottomline of the nation

Indo-Pacific is future and not the past, says S Jaishankar
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Indo-Pacific is future and not the past, says S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also said that the charges that the Indo-Pacific derives from Cold War thinking are motivated and false

Jaishankar says PM Modi's 2017 Israel visit was 'goosebump moment' for him
India

Jaishankar says PM Modi's 2017 Israel visit was 'goosebump moment' for him

Addressing an event in New Delhi organised to celebrate 74 years of independence of Israel, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar called the relationship between India and Israel 'truly special'

Jaishankar arrives in New York to meet UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres
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Jaishankar arrives in New York to meet UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

The external affairs minister was in Washington with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh for the 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue with their US counterparts

Government taking measures to mitigate impact on Indian economy from Russia-Ukraine conflict: EAM Jaishankar
India

Government taking measures to mitigate impact on Indian economy from Russia-Ukraine conflict: EAM Jaishankar

EAM S Jaishankar, while explaining India's stand in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict in Lok Sabha, said India encourages talks between Kyiv and Moscow, including at the level of their Presidents

India evacuated foreign nationals also from conflict-torn Ukraine, says S Jaishankar
India

India evacuated foreign nationals also from conflict-torn Ukraine, says S Jaishankar

The minister said that as tensions increased, the Indian Embassy in Ukraine started a registration drive for Indians in January 2022 and as a result, around 20,000 Indians registered

India-Central Asia dialogue: Must find ways of helping Afghan people, says S Jaishankar
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India-Central Asia dialogue: Must find ways of helping Afghan people, says S Jaishankar

The third India-Central Asia Dialogue, hosted by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, was attended by his counterparts from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, where unanimously the nations asserted that Afghanistan must not be used for sheltering, training or financing terrorist activities

S Jaishankar, Liz Truss hold bilateral talks to boost India-UK ties in strategic areas
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S Jaishankar, Liz Truss hold bilateral talks to boost India-UK ties in strategic areas

UK Foreign Secretary Truss is expected to announce a series of tech and infrastructure tie-ups with India to boost both economies and help developing countries grow in a clean and sustainable way

From terrorism to radicalism, India and Israel share similar challenges, says S Jaishankar
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From terrorism to radicalism, India and Israel share similar challenges, says S Jaishankar

On his first visit to Israel as External Affairs Minister, Jaishankar hailed the Indian Jewish community's contribution in Israel and hoped that they will bring the two countries even closer in the coming years

'Will come back to haunt you': S Jaishankar's thinly-veiled dig at Pakistan over terrorism
India

'Will come back to haunt you': S Jaishankar's thinly-veiled dig at Pakistan over terrorism

Jaishankar said the international community "must unite against this menace, as seriously as it does on issues like climate change and pandemics."

S Jaishankar in Mexico: Bilateral cooperation in trade and investment talks on agenda during 3-day trip
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S Jaishankar in Mexico: Bilateral cooperation in trade and investment talks on agenda during 3-day trip

The trade between the two countries reached $10.155 billion in 2018, according to official data

EAM S Jaishankar speaks to US Secretary of State Blinken, discusses Afghan crisis
India

EAM S Jaishankar speaks to US Secretary of State Blinken, discusses Afghan crisis

Following the Kabul bombing, India said the attack reinforced the need for the world to stand unitedly against terrorism.

Afghanistan: Taliban faction chief meets Hamid Karzai in Kabul; one dead, several hurt after protest turns violent in Jalalabad
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Afghanistan: Taliban faction chief meets Hamid Karzai in Kabul; one dead, several hurt after protest turns violent in Jalalabad

The incident occurred when dozens gathered in Jalalabad to raise the national flag a day before Afghanistan's Independence Day. They lowered the Taliban flag that the militants have raised in the areas they captured

S Jaishankar meets Wang Yi, says unilateral change of LAC status quo 'not acceptable' to India
India

S Jaishankar meets Wang Yi, says unilateral change of LAC status quo 'not acceptable' to India

The meeting took place on the sidelines of a foreign ministerial meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)

Pakistan accuses India of using Afghan soil for 'carrying out terror activities'
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Pakistan accuses India of using Afghan soil for 'carrying out terror activities'

Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also alleged that India’s presence in Afghanistan ‘larger than it ought to be’

S Jaishankar to join G7 meeting virtually due to 'possible exposure to COVID-19
India

S Jaishankar to join G7 meeting virtually due to 'possible exposure to COVID-19

According to numerous sources, two members of the delegation tested positive on Tuesday with further test results still awaited

S Jaishankar suggests free trade talks with EU stuck due to bloc's reluctance
India

S Jaishankar suggests free trade talks with EU stuck due to bloc's reluctance

The talks for the FTA have been stalled since May 2013 when both sides failed to bridge substantial gaps on crucial issues, including on data security status for the IT sector