New Delhi, Sep 11: During the foreign minister level talks, India conveyed strongly to China that the bi-lateral agreements had been disregarded.
China’s foreign minister, Wang Yi emphasised on the need for bilateral ties to continue. External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar made it clear that while bilateral ties are important, its effect could only be seen if the borders are quiet. He said that the positive bilateral ties in the past two decades were due to peace on the border.
New Delhi, Sep 09: The hotlines are working full time a day ahead of a likely meeting between External Affairs Minster, S Jaishankar with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi at Moscow.
Diplomats on both sides are talking after Monday’s incident in which the Chinese PLA fired shots, a first in 45 years. Both sides are talking to dial down the tensions and a meeting of the Special Representatives is also likely this week.
New Delhi, Sep 08: With no signs of de-escalation along the Line of Actual Control, all eyes would be on the meeting of External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi.
The two leaders would meet on the sideline of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. (SCO) on September 10. It may be recalled that Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had met his counterpart General Wei Fenghe on the same platform on September 5.
New Delhi, Sep 06: New Delhi will watch for the next steps taken by Beijing amidst the tense standoff. While Beijing says that the responsibility is entirely with Delhi, India maintains that China has violated all pacts and this has led to the face-off along the Line of Actual Control.
New Delhi, Aug 28: New Delhi is considering sending External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar to Russia next month. He would have a chance to meet with China’s foreign minister, Wang Yi and discuss steps on how to resolve the border crisis.
New Delhi, July 10: India has rejected China’s claim on the Galwan Valley as exaggerated and untenable.
A statement that was released by the Chinese Foreign Ministry after the talks between National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval and China’s foreign minister, Wang Yi did not make a subtle reference to Beijing’s claim of sovereignty on the Galwan Valley.