Resolution of Doklam Issue Shows Political Maturity: Chinese Min

Foreign ministers of Russia, India and China deliberated on several pressing regional & global issues on Monday

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Resolution of Doklam Issue Shows Political Maturity: Chinese Min

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  • Foreign ministers of Russia, India and China (RIC) on Monday deliberated on a range of pressing regional and global issues
  • EAM Sushma Swaraj held a meeting with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines
  • Swaraj also held a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
  • “We held discussions on terrorism, challenges to economic growth, food security and climate change, among others,” Sushma Swaraj said after the meeting.
4:10 PM , 13 Dec

Peaceful Resolution of the Doklam Issue Reflects Political Maturity: Chinese Foreign Minister

The Doklam issue was discussed at the bilateral meeting with the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday, Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement on Wednesday, 13 Demcember.

The statement said both the countries noted the challenge the stand-off had posed to the Indo-China bilateral relationship, and expressed satisfaction that it was resolved with disengagement of troops at face-off site through concerted diplomatic communications.

It added that Yi conveyed that peaceful resolution of the Doklam issue reflects political maturity on both sides. While agreeing with this, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reiterated that maintenance of peace in border areas is an essential pre-requisite for smooth development of bilateral relations.

She further underlined the need for approaching the differences with due consideration to both the countries’ sensitivities and concerns. Both foreign ministers agreed to strengthen strategic communication at all levels, through the established dialogue mechanisms, the statement said.

4:31 PM , 11 Dec

Discussed Terrorism, Challenges to Economic Growth, Food Security: Sushma Swaraj After Meet

Listing out the issues that were discussed in the RIC trilateral meeting, External Affairs Ministers Sushma Swaraj said:

We held discussions on terrorism, the political scenario in the Middle East and North Africa, challenges in putting the world economy back on the growth track, transnational organised crime, illicit drug trafficking, food security, and climate change.
Sushma Swaraj

The three countries also issued a joint statement after the meeting.

4:31 PM , 11 Dec

Foreign Ministers of China and Russia With Sushma Swaraj at the 15th Round of RIC Trilateral Foreign Ministers' Meet

4:31 PM , 11 Dec

'Sushma Swaraj Had a Positive and Forward Looking With Chinese Foreign Minister'

According to sources, Sushma Swaraj and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi discussed all issues of mutual interest in the talks held on Monday, 11 December.

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted:

Swaraj also held a bilateral meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

Published: 11 Dec 2017, 2:04 AM IST
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