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Qatari special envoy for conflict resolution meets EAM S. Jaishankar

“Rapid deterioration of the security situation is a serious matter.” The rapid deterioration of the security situation in Afghanistan is a "serious matter", External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said on Saturday after meeting Qatari special envoy for conflict resolution Mutlaq bin Majed Al-Qahtani. Mr. Al-Qahtani, the Special Envoy of the Foreign Minister of Qatar for […]

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Past as present

As Taliban prepares for a forceful takeover in Kabul, Delhi needs to play the waiting game External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s words at the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation Foreign Ministers’ meeting at Dushanbe that the “future of Afghanistan cannot be its past” reflected India’s concern at the swift advance of the Taliban through the country in […]

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Counter ‘one-sided’ world media narrative on govt’s pandemic ‘failure’, Jaishankar tells Indian diplomats

International TV channels have run visuals of waiting ambulances and patients outside hospitals, and cremations to underline India's lack of preparedness. In a virtual meeting with Indian ambassadors and high commissioners posted across the world, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday conveyed the message that the “one-sided” narrative in international media — that Prime […]

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A message to Colombo

Minister Jaishankar’s reminder on the necessity of the 13th Amendment was much-needed and timely. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s three-day visit to Sri Lanka was significant not for any specific outcomes but for what was achieved in political and diplomatic messaging by both sides. Jaishankar’s reminder in Colombo that the 13th Amendment is essential to […]

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India’s rise will evoke its own reactions and responses: S Jaishankar

The external affairs minister, delving into the broad spectrum of security challenges facing India, said it cannot disregard attempts to undermine the national integrity and unity. India’s rise will evoke its own reactions and responses, and there will be attempts to dilute the country’s influence and limit its interests, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said […]