sao Paulo: While attending an Indian community event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, foreign affairs minister sleeping Jaishankar Said that China has disregarded border agreements and galwan The Valley is casting a shadow of the standoff as the relations between the two countries are passing through a very difficult phase.
Jaishankar met the Indian community in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on the first leg of his three-nation tour. he will also go Paraguay and Argentina.
“We have agreements with China in the 1990s that forbid large-scale troops to the border area. They have disregarded it. You know what happened in the Galwan Valley. That didn’t solve the problem. Gone and it’s clearly casting a shadow.”
Speaking on the current border situation between India and China, Jaishankar said that the relationship cannot be one-sided and there should be mutual respect to maintain it. “They are our neighbours. Everyone wants to get along with their neighbor. In personal life and also according to the country. But everyone wants to get along on fair terms. I should respect you. You should respect me.”
“So from our point of view, we are very clear that we have to build relationships and have mutual respect. Each will have their own interests and we need to be sensitive to what concerns others for the relationship to be built. Going to do.”
India and China have been engaged in a standoff from April-May 2020 over violations by the Chinese military in several areas including the Finger Area, Galwan Valley, Hot Springs, and. kangarun tap, The situation worsened after violent clashes with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley in June 2020.
Jaishankar said, “Relationships are two-way. A lasting relationship cannot be one-sided. We need that mutual respect and mutual sensitivity. Right now it is no secret that we are going through a very difficult phase.”
Jaishankar thanked the Indian community for acting as an effective bridge between Brazil and India. “India-Brazil relations are defined by good spirit, great goodwill and growing cooperation. Thanks to the Indian community for serving as an effective bridge,” he said.
take to twitter, EAM Jaishankar “My Latin American journey began by meeting the Indian community in So Paulo. Shared the progress and optimism that India has made on 75 years of independence,” he said.
The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said that during his visit, the External Affairs Minister will meet the top leadership of the three countries in addition to bilateral relations with their counterparts.
In Paraguay, the External Affairs Minister will also inaugurate the newly opened Indian Embassy complex, which started functioning in January 2022. This will be the first visit by an Indian External Affairs Minister to the country.
In Brazil and Argentina, the Foreign Minister will co-chair the meetings of the Joint Commission (JCM) with their counterparts. JCM Review the entire spectrum of bilateral relations in diverse fields and discuss regional and global issues of common interest.
Argentina and Brazil are India’s strategic partners. In addition, the External Affairs Minister will also interact with business leaders and Indian communities in these countries. In Brazil, he is scheduled to lecture at the Rio Branco Institute (Diplomatic Academy of Brazil).
“EAM’s visit to these 3 countries continues the ongoing high-level engagement with our partners in the Latin American Countries (LACs), to explore new areas of cooperation in the post-pandemic era and to exchange views on bilateral issues. -will provide an opportunity to be of international importance,” a press release said.
Jaishankar met envoys of Latin American and Caribbean countries in New Delhi on Friday ahead of his visit to the region.
He thanked the ambassadors for their perspective and insights in strengthening mutual ties and cooperation. Jaishankar said on Twitter, “It is a pleasure to host ambassadors in New Delhi from a group of countries from Latin America and the Caribbean – Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama. , Paraguay, Suriname and Uruguay.”
He said, “There is great potential to enhance our cooperation. Encourage their efforts to make this a full-fledged realization. Thank you for their perspective and insight as we go into this area tonight.”