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SCO nations should strictly adhere to principles of int’l law: Jaishankar


Bishkek: The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) should work together to promote stability and prosperity in the region by strictly adhering to the principles of international law, respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of each other and encouraging economic cooperation, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said in an apparent dig on China. Jaishankar's remarks came as...

The SCO and India’s Presidency


By Amb. Anil Trigunayat India took over the presidency of the over two decades old Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in September and that of the G-20 in December 2022 for a year at a time when the global tensions due to the Eurasian war and devastating impact of the Covid pandemic were defining the not...

India reiterates opposition to China’s BRI at SCO meet


New Delhi: India reiterated its opposition to China's 'Belt and Road Initiative' (BRI) in the Delhi Declaration issued at the culmination of the virtual Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. The declaration said that all the other member nations of the SCO reaffirmed their support to BRI, except India. "Reaffirming their support for China's Belt and Road Initiative,...

SCO meet: Jaishankar holds talks with Chinese, Russian counterparts


No bilateral interaction between India and Pakistan  Panaji, Goa: India’s foreign minister S. Jaishankar held talks Thursday with counterparts from China and Russia ahead of a meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Jaishankar said he had detailed discussions with Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang on bilateral ties. “Focus remains on resolving outstanding issues and ensuring peace...

At SCO meet, India takes aim at China’s Belt and Road Initiative


New Delhi: Connectivity projects should respect the sovereignty and the territorial integrity of countries, External Affairs minister S Jaishankar said, in an apparent reference to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The External Affairs Minister was speaking at the virtual meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) hosted by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. A joint communique issued...

Russia-India-China ties under spotlight at SCO summit


China’s support for Russia’s war looks shakier after Xi-Putin summit India, Russia discusses energy security as oil, coal trade soars Inclusion of Iran in SCO and ‘Samarkand Declaration’ expected New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will come face-to-face on Friday for the first time since border clashes in 2020 frayed ties between...

India, China troops begin disengagement ahead of SCO meeting


New Delhi: Indian and Chinese troops have started withdrawing from Gogra-Hot Springs in eastern Ladakh after reaching a consensus in the 16th round of military talks, the two sides said in a joint statement Thursday. The Chinese forces in this area are likely to return to pre-2020 positions, sources have said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Modi, Xi may meet on the sidelines of SCO summit


New Delhi: India and China are weighing the first meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping in almost three years, even as a chill remains in relations with an as-yet-unresolved border crisis and increasingly sharp recent exchanges between the two countries. Both leaders are expected to be present at the Shanghai Cooperation...

In diplomatic courtesy, India hosts Pak team under SCO framework


New Delhi: India hosted a Pakistani delegation that came to participate in a cyber security seminar under the framework of the SCO Regional Anti-Terrorism Structure (RATS). Charge d’Affaires at the Pakistan High Commission Aftab Hasan Khan received the delegation at the mission. "Today at the High Commission, Cd’A Aftab Hasan Khan received Pakistan’s delegation participating in...