No de-escalation until complete disengagement: MEA on India-China standoff

New Delhi, Mar 06: India has said that there shall be no de-escalation of forces in Eastern Ladakh until there was disengagement in all friction areas. The comments by the MEA came in the wake of talks between India and China stalling.

“It is our expectation that the Chinese side will work with us, both through the WMCC and senior commanders’ meetings, to ensure that disengagement in the remaining areas is completed at the earliest,” spokesperson MEA, Anurag Srivastava said. 

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Temptation of sensation: MEA slams foreign individuals for comments on farmer protests

New Delhi, Feb 03: Following the comments made by some foreign individuals on the ongoing farmer protests, the Ministry of External Affairs said that it is unfortunate to see vested interest groups are trying to enforce their agenda on the protests. 

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Will continue talking to China says MEA

New Delhi, Nov 07: India has maintained that it would continue talking to China amidst the border row along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh.

Anurag Srivastava, the spokesperson of the MEA, said, “we will continue to maintain the dialogue with the Chinese side to arrive at a mutually acceptable solution to the current situation along the LAC in eastern Ladakh.” 

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The Chinese departed from the consensus to respect the LAC: MEA

ind-chin-flagNew Delhi, June 17: India and China have been discussing through military and diplomatic channels the de-escalation of the situation in the border area in Eastern Ladakh, the Ministry of External Affairs said. “Senior Commanders had a productive meeting on 6th June 2020 and agreed on a process for such de-escalation.

Subsequently, ground commanders had a series of meetings to implement the consensus reached at a higher level.

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India wants environment of trust before talks with Nepal

anurag-srivastavaNew Delhi, May 29: India wants Nepal to create an atmosphere of trust before it could go ahead with the foreign secretary level talks.

This is a continuous process and requires constructive and positive efforts, Anurag Srivastava, spokesperson, MEA said. India believes that there has been no lack of engagement between the two countries, he also said.

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To get Nirav Modi back to India, how the MEA is going all out

New Delhi, Dec 20: The Ministry of External Affairs has approached the United Arab Emirates seeking the extradition of Nirav Modi, a prime accused in the PNB scam. The request is in addition to the one made with the United Kingdom as well.

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AgustaWestland: Middleman Michel missing as MEA awaits official order on extradition

christain MichelNew Delhi, Sep 19: Hours after a court ordered his extradition, accused in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, James Christian Michel has gone missing. According to his lawyer, Amal Alsubei, he could not be found since the order of extradition was delivered.

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Doklam standoff: Peace returns as India, China withdraw troops

doklamThe Ministry for External Affairs has said that the Chinese have started pulling out of Doklam. Both India and China have stared to disengage from Doklam, a statement by the MEA read.

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Indian-administered J&K- Term used in context of Pak sponsored terror says MEA

MEAReacting to the use of the term Indian-administered Kashmir by the US, the Ministry for External Affairs has said that it affirms India’s position that the likes of Syed Salahuddin have been indulging in cross-border terrorism.

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Kulbhushan is an innocent kidnapped Indian: MEA

img_0816“Kulbhushan Jadhav is a kidnapped innocent Indian who is a retired officer of the Indian Navy,” said Gopal Baglay, spokesperson for the Ministry for External Affairs. “These facts were communicated to Pakistan over an year ago. We had, in fact, made 13 requests to Pakistan to release him since he was arrested last year,” he added.

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