EAM Jaishankar meets top Singapore leaders ahead of G20 foreign ministers’ meet

External affairs minister S Jaishankar made a transit halt in Singapore en route to Indonesia to participate in the G20 foreign ministers’ meeting in Bali. He met Singapore’s deputy prime minister Lawrence Wong, and discussed global developments and ways to take the bilateral partnership to the next level.
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G-20 meeting may lead to wider divisions over war in Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi are set to attend the Group of 20 meeting in Bali. The meeting will set the stage for a summit of G-20 leaders at the same venue in November. It will mark the first time Blinken and Lavrov have been in the same room since January.
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EU's Borrell holds talks with Iran's FM; says space to revive nuke deal...

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said urgent decisions are needed to revive Iran nuclear deal. Borrell tweeted that the political space to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action may narrow soon. Earlier on Tuesday, US special envoy for Iran Robert Malley claimed that recent discussion between Washington and Tehran over the halted 2015 nuclear deal has concluded without any fruitful outcome.
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EAM Jaishankar meets Singapore's Deputy PM Wong, discusses boosting bilateral ties

External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar met with Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong. They discussed boosting relationships along with sharing views on the global situation. India-Singapore relations are based on the shared values and approaches, economic opportunities and convergence of interests on key issues.
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Russia can offer India & Brazil spot in expanded UNSC, but there’s a catch

Russia can offer India & Brazil spot in expanded UNSC, but there’s a catch. Russia is open to the idea of membership for India and Brazil, but not Germany and Japan. Ambassador to China, Andrey Denisov, said that the Security Council has become a place where the Western colleagues carry out propaganda.
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New Delhi, Iran review Chabahar port progress

India and Iran discuss progress in the development of Chabahar port. Foreign secretary Vinay Kwatra emphasised New Delhi’s commitment to strengthen cooperation with Tehran. The two sides also discussed international and regional issues, including the situation in Afghanistan. The engagements have been held against the backdrop of calls for easing of US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela following global shortage of crude oil supplies.
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Russia's Ambassador to India says 'New Delhi doesn't support attempts to...

Russia’s ambassador to India Denis Alipov said in an interview that India does not support attempts to isolate Russia in multilateral forums and is critical of the West's wish to reduce the international agenda to the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The partnership between Russia and India rests on a deep strategic foundation, drawing its strengths not only from strong historical roots but also on a coinciding vision of the future world order.
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Antony Blinken sets G-20 meeting with Chinese FM; silent on Russia

Secretary of State will meet China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the G-20 gathering in Bali. Blinken and Lavrov last met in Geneva, Switzerland in January in what turned out to be a fruitless bid to forestall Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The US and China are at severe odds over numerous issues ranging from trade and human rights to Taiwan and disputes in the South China Sea.
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Ayni in Tajikistan: India completes another capacity-building programme

India and Tajikistan have enjoyed good diplomatic relations ever since diplomatic relations were established in 1992. India and Central Asian countries, except Turkmenistan, are important constituents of the SCO mechanism. India set up a modern engineering workshop and modernised a 1936 vintage Varzob-1 Hydro Power Station.
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S Jaishankar to visit Bali on July 7, 8 to take part in G20 foreign...

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will be visiting Bali, Indonesia on July 7 and 8 to participate in the G20 Foreign ministers’ meeting. During the visit, he is also expected to hold several bilateral meetings with his counterparts from other G20 member states and invited countries.
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EAM Jaishankar to Visit Indonesia on July 7 to Attend G20 Foreign Ministers' Meet

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will pay a two-day visit to Indonesia beginning Thursday to attend a meeting of foreign ministers of the G20 countries. Foreign ministers of China and Russia are also likely to attend the meeting that is set to discuss pressing global challenges, including the food and energy security arising out of the Ukraine crisis.
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India, Iran discuss Chabahar port, situation in Afghanistan

India and Iran discussed progress in the development of Chabahar port on Tuesday. Foreign secretary Vinay Kwatra emphasised India’s commitment to strengthen cooperation with Tehran to address shared challenges. He emphasised the commitment to strengthening bilateral cooperation with Iran in addressing shared opportunities and challenges.
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Foreign Secy Vinay Kwatra dials Iran Minister; discusses Chabahar Port,...

Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra dialled Dr Ali Bagheri Kani, Deputy Minister for Political Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran, and engaged on a spectrum of issues of importance to both sides. The two sides discussed various elements of bilateral relations including progress on the Chabahar Port. Both sides also discussed international and regional issues, including Afghanistan.
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Japan imposes new sanctions on Russia and Belarus; bans Russian gold imports

Japan extended its sanctions against Russia and its closest ally Belarus. Tokyo declared that it will suspend Russian gold imports as well as halt both countries' consultancy and accounting services in an effort to increase support for the war-torn nation. Japan and its allies have been implementing severe sanctions against Moscow and providing aid to Kyiv ever since Russia invaded Ukraine.
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Russia's FM Sergey Lavrov to embark on two-day visit to Vietnam ahead of G20 meeting

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will embark on a two-day visit to Vietnam on Tuesday. Russia is Vietnam's largest arms supplier and many of the former's companies are involved in significant energy projects in Hanoi. The two countries have maintained close ties since the Soviet era and Vietnam has not yet denounced Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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Ukraine & Sweden agree to work on cooperation in defence, energy sectors,...

Sweden’s Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed a joint statement on defence cooperation and sectoral cooperation in nuclear energy, energy efficiency, and financial support for Ukraine. The statement was the “first document in the history of bilateral relations” between both countries.
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C Raja Mohan writes: A chill down Asia’s spine

NATO has declared Russia “the most significant and direct threat to Allies’ security and to peace and stability in the Euro-Atlantic area” The conflict between Russian and Chinese expansionism on the one hand and the revitalisation of old alliances like NATO and the construction of new Asian coalitions like the Quad and AUKUS.
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New Zealand PM says 'diplomacy & dialogue' only ways to avert China's...

Jacinda Ardern suggested the countries learn a lesson of diplomacy and dialogue in order to avert any possible action by China on its neighbouring country, Taiwan. The statement came on Friday while outlining her foreign policy approach to a policy think tank Chatham House in London. She failed to answer what her country would do if diplomacy failed to prevent a Chinese invasion of Taiwan.
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US won't press Ukraine to engage in peace negotiations with Russia, says John Kirby

John Kirby: It's not Washington's role to press Kyiv to engage in peace talks with Moscow. Kirby: Decision of whether and when to pursue a diplomatic settlement with Russia would always be made by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Kirby also commended Ukrainian forces, saying that they have resisted Russian invaders far more successfully than anyone anticipated.
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North Korea accuses US of seeking ‘military supremacy’ over Asia-Pacific region

North Korea has denounced cooperation between Washington, South Korea and Japan to elevate their military cooperation. The trilateral agreement is part of America’s plan to create a military alliance like the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in the region. It further accused US of seeking ‘military supremacy’ over Asia-Pacific.
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