SCO FM meeting: India-China bilateral meeting concluded, talks focused on ‘peace, tranquility in the border area’ | India News – Times of India

Panaji (Goa): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S. Jaishankar with his Chinese counterpart Qin Gang concluded on Thursday. The discussion focused on resolving pending issues and ensuring “peace and tranquility” in the border areas.
Both the foreign ministers had detailed discussions on the sidelines of the conference Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) FM Meet revolves around SCO, G20 and BRICsaid EAM Jaishankar.
After resuming bilateral talks with both his Russian and Chinese counterparts, Jaishankar tweeted, “Had a detailed discussion on our bilateral relations with China’s State Councilor and FM Qin Gang. To resolve outstanding issues and ensure peace and tranquility in the border area.” focused on doing.” Discussed SCO, G20 and BRICS.
Earlier, the Chinese foreign minister arrived at the Goa airport to attend a two-day meeting of foreign ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states that began in the coastal state.
This is the second time that the Chinese Foreign Minister is in India this year.
He was in New Delhi in March for the G-20 Foreign Ministers’ meeting.
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday (this week) of his foreign minister’s visit to India that in the meeting, Qin Gang would exchange views on the international and regional situation with foreign ministers of other SCO member states.
“At the meeting, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang will exchange views on the international and regional situation with foreign ministers of other SCO member states, and make full preparations for SCO cooperation in various fields, among other topics,” the Chinese spokesperson said. this year’s SCO summit.”
Bilateral relations between India and China have become strained in the wake of the Galwan Valley clash.
Following a standoff with Chinese troops in May 2020, the two countries held several rounds of military and diplomatic talks to disengage along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.