India-US 2+2 talks: China's protest letter betrays nervousness, and chutzpah in pushing Beijing’s half-truths
Apart from betraying its geostrategic concern over the trajectory of India-US ties, the Chinese embassy letter is a litany of half-truths, outright lies and a curious effort at misfiring propaganda.
Addressing a joint press conference with his Sri Lankan counterpart Dinesh Gunawardena after bilateral talks, the top US diplomat said the US and Sri Lanka shared a democratic vision.
The Chinese foreign ministry's remarks came in response to a question on Pompeo’s visit to India and other South Asian countries
India, US ink BECA defence pact to facilitate sharing of high-end military technology, satellite data
The third edition of the 2+2 dialogue between the two countries comes in the backdrop of India's tense border standoff with China in eastern Ladakh
Third India-US 2+2 dialogue: Bilateral ties must focus on maximising convergences on strategic interests
The focus on convergences and its institutionalisation through dedicated frameworks alleviates the pressures on the two sides to urgently contemplate formalisation of ties.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met with his US counterpart Mark T Esper on Monday as part of the 2+2 dialogue, and they briefly discussed the issue of India's border row with China
India-US 2+2 talks tomorrow: Dialogue to involve defence, external affairs ministries, key security deal on agenda
The upcoming US-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue will be the third such edition between India and the United States
'The US looks forward to collaborating closely with India during its upcoming term on the UN Security Council,' the state department said before the start of the 2+2 ministerial
Anurag Srivastava said the talks will entail a comprehensive discussion on cross-cutting bilateral issues as well as deliberations on regional and global development
Azerbaijan, Armenia continue heavy shelling in residential areas in Nagorno-Karabakh despite US mediation
Nagorno-Karabakh authorities said other towns in the region were also targeted by Azerbaijani artillery fire, while officials in Azerbaijan claimed that the town of Terter and areas in the Gubadli region came under Armenian shelling early Saturday, killing a teenager
The Trump administration, ahead of the 2+2 dialogue with India next week, said that the Quad grouping is an "example of effective multilateralism at its best"
Mike Pompeo to visit Maldives, set to become first US Secretary of State in 16 years to tour island nation amid China's growing clout
His visit comes a week before the 3 November presidential polls, the campaigning for which has seen China emerge as an agenda
US designating six Chinese media outlets as 'foreign missions', announces Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
The move will further foment tensions in already deteriorating ties between the world’s two largest economies as President Donald Trump seeks to boost his anti-China credentials ahead of November’s election
The last of four military communication foundational agreements, BECA will be signed with the US to further tighten the strategic clinch between the two countries during the 2+2 dialogue held on 26 and 27 October
Mike Pompeo says China, Russia, Cuba getting elected to UN Human Rights Council is a 'win for tyrants'
Pompeo, justifying the US' 2018 decision to leave the UNHRC, said that the election of the three countries was an indication of why we were right to leave that body
US diplomat takes note of China's military muscle-flexing in Ladakh, warns India of 'elephant in the room'
Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun said the US was exploring ways to empower India without altering its 'strong and proud tradition of strategic autonomy'
Pompeo will travel shortly to New Delhi with Defense Secretary Mark Esper for annual talks with Indian officials
Quad foreign ministers' meeting proves platform is all set to become stronger; loose structure adds to its strength, not weakness
While the Quad Plus arrangement has not been even remotely formalized, worth noting that Quad members are open to the idea of expanding the platform, and not just for regional powers.
S Jaishankar holds talks with Mike Pompeo in Tokyo; first such meet after border incursions by China
It is learned that Jaishankar and Pompeo also deliberated on overall ties including the evolving security scenarios around India