New Zealand FM sees opportunity to strengthen relationship with India
New Zealand Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta met Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, Xinhua news agency reported "We discussed opportunities for expanding the relationship and cooperating on new areas, such as climate change and sustainable agriculture. We aspire to develop opportunities in the economic, cultural, technology and services sectors, and to strengthen people-to-people links," Mahuta said.
Jaishankar slams F-16 deal, teases Ukraine mediation
Jaishankar kicked off a four-day visit to Washington DC with a first-of-its-kind public interaction for an Indian External Affairs Minister with the Indian American community: a Q&A in which he took unscreened questions from the audience, which, it must be noted, comprised largely of old fans and new fans -- the moderator, for instance, repeatedly called him a "rockstar".
'We will liberate ourselves from a colonial mindset': Jaishankar declares
"Our rich civilisational heritage will be a source of pride and strength," he added on Saturday at the UN General Assembly. As India celebrates the 75th anniversary of its Independence, he said the Indian people "are rejuvenating a society pillaged by centuries of foreign attacks and colonialism".
From military hardware to green hydrogen - India and Egypt rekindle old romance
Rajnath Singh and Zaki - who besides being the Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces is also the Minister of Defence and Military Production - concluded a fruitful day in India-Egypt defence relations with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of military cooperation. The Egyptian Defence Ministry said that the MoU included "the most important activities" that the armed forces of the two countries seek to support during the next stage.
We know what we are doing: Jaishankar's parting message in US
Countless US officials, lawmakers, policy experts and media personalities had taken upon themselves in recent weeks to tell India what is in its best interest regarding the Russia-Ukraine war, why it should condemn Moscow and drastically reduce its reliance on Russian military hardware or its support, specially in any future conflict with China.
Human rights agenda faces challenges due to terror: India tells UNHRC
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said that the human rights agenda continues to face severe challenges, most of all from terrorism. Terrorism continues to be one of the gravest threats to humankind, the minister said, adding that it is a crime against humanity and violates the most fundamental human right - namely 'the Right to Life'.