The meeting between three Eurasian powers India, China and Russia reminded the Taliban to not allow terrorist groups to function from Afghan soil.
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken spoke to his Chinese counterpart amid rising international concern over Beijing's recent military incursions into Taiwan's air defense zone.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has called on Beijing to deescalate tensions in the Pacific during a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
Wang Yi met with a delegation led by a top Taliban leader, Abdul Ghani Baradar, in July in the Chinese city of Tianjin, shortly before the group seized power from Afghanistan's elected government.
Relations between Washington and Beijing have been strained by disputes over trade, technology and human rights. But the sides have identified the climate crisis as an area for possible cooperation.
The report said in fact both the US and China have been discussing Afghanistan situation after Joe Biden came to power.
Chinese Foreign Ministry said China is shocked over Kabul suicide attack that left over 100 people dead.
After a meeting with India's foreign minister S Jaishankar, China's Wang Yi said the responsibility for what happened in the China-India border area last year does not lie with the Chinese side.
Since the disengagement in the Pangong Tso area, China is dragging its feet over pulling out from other areas where the LAC was breached last summer.
China delivers 100 million doses of vaccine to ASEAN nations along with other pandemic-fighting materials and technical help
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi blamed the US for the council's lack of action so far.
Wang Yi said that anti pandemic materials produced in China are entering India at a faster pace to help India fight the epidemic.
Speaking with Foreign Minister of China, H.E. Mr. Wang Yi over a phone call, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar discussed the situation along the LAC on Thursday.
The second meeting of foreign minister’s of India, US, Japan, and Australia wrapped up in Tokyo on Tuesday with a call for collectively tackling the problems arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The virtual talks were held between both nations under the framework of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on border affairs.
The Foreign Ministers of the two countries are meeting at a time when the Indian Army has accused the Chinese troops of attempting to close in on an Indian position near the southern bank of Pangong lake.
The visit assumes significance due to the tense military face-off in the Ladakh sector, where the armies of the two Asian giants have been locking horns for well over three months.
The two sides agreed to deal fairly with the serious events caused by the conflict in the Galwan Valley, jointly abide by the consensus reached at the military-level meetings between the two sides, cool down the situation on the ground as soon as possible, and maintain peace and tranquility in the border area in accordance with the agreement reached so far between the two countries, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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