The studied absence of China’s President Xi Jinping had next to no impact on the quality of G20’s success. If anything, it seemed to make India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s navigation of its complex undercurrents much easier.
By Mayank Chhaya- At the very least the India – Middle East – Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC) as announced during the G20 summit in New Delhi today is an ambitious alternative vision to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) if not a clear strategic counter to it. Led by the United States, the IMEC includes, […]
Setting at rest all speculations around Chinese President Xi Jinping’s participation at the G20 Summit in New Delhi, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China has announced that Li Qiang will attend the 18th G20 Summit to be held in New Delhi, India on September 9 and 10.
Voicing disappointment over his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping not attending the G20 summit in New Delhi, US President Joe Biden on Sunday said that he was looking forward to his trip to India this week. President Biden will arrive in India next week to participate in the G20 Summit and will have a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 8, on the sidelines of the summit, the White House recently announced.
Lodging a strong protest against China, India on Tuesday rejected claims made by Beijing in the so-called “standard map” and said they have no basis to claim India’s territory. The Ministry of External Affairs said that such steps from the Chinese side would only complicate the resolution of the boundary question.
After his China trip, the United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry is scheduled to undertake a five-day visit to India on Tuesday to discuss climate and clean energy. During his visit from July 25 to 29, Kerry will visit Delhi and Chennai. In Delhi, Secretary Kerry will meet with senior government officials. Kerry’s visit is to advance shared objectives on climate and clean energy, including mutual efforts to build a platform for investments in renewable energy and storage solutions, support the deployment of zero-emission buses, and diversify clean energy supply chains, the US State Department said in a statement.