EAM Jaishankar Meets Canadian Counterpart On The Sidelines Of East Asia Summit, Discusses Ukraine Conflict

EAM Jaishankar Meets Canadian Counterpart On The Sidelines Of East Asia Summit, Discusses Ukraine Conflict

External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar on Saturday met with his Candian counterpart Melanie Joly on the sidelines of East Asia Summit and disussed the Ukraine conflict among other important issues. The minister tweeted a photograph of the meeting from his official twitter handle.  

“Nice to meet FM @melaniejoly of Canada on the sidelines of East Asia Summit. Discussed the Ukraine conflict, Indo-Pacific, bilateral cooperation and community welfare. Appreciate steps being taken to address visa challenges,” tweet read. 

Nice to meet FM @melaniejoly of Canada on the sidelines of East Asia Summit.Discussed the Ukraine conflict, Indo-Pacific, bilateral cooperation and community welfare.Appreciate steps being taken to address visa challenges. pic.twitter.com/3tLI0pUy0X

— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) November 12, 2022

Earlier, Dr. Jaishankar met with Ukrainian foreign affairs minister Dmytro Kuleba and discussed the ongoing Ukraine-Russia conflict, grain initiative and nuclear concerns. He tweeted, “Pleasure to meet FM @DmytroKuleba of Ukraine. Our discussions covered recent developments in the conflict, the grain initiative and nuclear concerns.” 

Pleasure to meet FM @DmytroKuleba of Ukraine. Our discussions covered recent developments in the conflict, the grain initiative and nuclear concerns. pic.twitter.com/dPIjKfhBIh

— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) November 12, 2022

The minister also met foreign minister of Singapore, Vivian Balakrishnan and Indonesian FM Retno Marsudi. He shared the photographs of the meetings on twitter. 

Great to see my friend FM Vivian Balakrishnan of Singapore. Always nice to exchange [email protected] pic.twitter.com/JanLpxjgto

— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) November 12, 2022

 

Good to catch up with my dear colleague FM Retno Marsudi of Indonesia. Wish her all the best for the upcoming G20 Bali [email protected]_RI pic.twitter.com/FlrMIEa8Xx

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— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) November 12, 2022

 

EAM Dr. S Jaishankar is accompanying the Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar who is in Cambodia to attend the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit and the 17th East Asia Summit being held in Phnom Penh from November 12 to November 13. Vice President Dhankhar is on a three-day tour which is his first foreign visit after taking charge of the office of the Vice President of India.  

He arrived at the Phnom Penh airport, Cambodia on Friday and was welcomed by Chea Vandeth, Minister of Post and Telecommunications, Cambodia and other dignitaries. On the first day of the visit, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and his wife Dr. Sudesh Dhankhar attended a reception organised in their honour by the Indian community and friends of India in Cambodia. 

Hon’ble Vice President, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar and Dr Sudesh Dhankhar being welcomed by H.E. Mr Chea Vandeth, Minister of Post and Telecommunications, Cambodia and other dignitaries on his arrival in Phnom Penh, Cambodia today. #ASEANSummit40and41 @ASEAN @mptcgovkh @MEAIndia pic.twitter.com/xoKKOfixxJ

— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) November 11, 2022

Addressing the gathering, the Vice President called it a special occasion as India and Cambodia are commemorating 70 years of diplomatic relations, and the 30th anniversary of India-ASEAN relations with India-ASEAN friendship year. 

Emphasising the deep cultural and historical ties between the two countries, the Vice President said, “Cambodians look at India as the revered land of Lord Buddha, just as we think of Cambodia as our civilizational sister and extended family.”