Diplomacy

India expected to maintain ‘strategic independence’ on 75th independence day despite ‘shared values’ preached by Biden

India on Monday celebrated 75 years of independence, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking about the developments and challenges the country has faced in his ninth consecutive Independence Day speech, and even though US President Joe Biden keenly called India an “indispensable partner” in a congratulatory message and stressed “democracy,” analysts noted that India will not easily alter its current …

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Cambodian top military official reaffirms adhering to one-China principle amid Straits tensions

During a time when the region’s stability and security is seriously challenged by recent US provocative moves, Cambodia’s top military official said the Southeast Asian country will always and unwaveringly uphold the one-China principle and firmly support China in safeguarding its national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity. Xu Qiliang, Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission, met with the visiting …

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Independence Day: Bill Gates congratulates PM Modi, calls India’s development in healthcare, digital transformation “inspiring” 

New Delhi [India], August 15 : As India celebrates its 76th Independence Day, wishes poured in from across the world. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for prioritizing healthcare and digital transformation while spearheading India’s development. “As India celebrates its 75th Independence Day, I congratulate @narendramodi for prioritizing healthcare and digital transformation while spearheading India’s development. India’s …

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Iranian delegation arrives in Kabul to discuss border issues 

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 15: With the tensions rising between Iran and Afghanistan over the boundary dispute, the Iranian embassy in Kabul announced that a delegation, led by the deputy minister of foreign affairs, arrived in the country to discuss border matters with the Taliban officials. While announcing, the Iranian Embassy called Alireza Bigdeli, Deputy consular officer of Foreign Affairs and …

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Chinese embassy urges US to assume obligations, not to make excuses for own mistakes after remarks on China’s decision of halting climate talks over Pelosi’s Taiwan visit

The US should shoulder its own responsibilities and obligations rather than make excuses for its own mistakes, spokesperson for the Chinese Embassy in the UK said in response to US officials’ claims that “the entire world will suffer the consequences” of the halt of climate change cooperation, referring to China’s decision to suspend climate talks with the US due to …

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Chinese ambassador calls on Speaker Sapkota

Kathmandu, Aug 12 : Ambassador of China to Nepal, Hou Yanqi, paid a courtesy call on Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota at his official residence at Lainchaur this morning. In the meeting, Speaker Sapkota and Chinese ambassador Hou talked on matters of bilateral relations, mutual interest and concern between Nepal and China. On the occasion, Speaker Sapkota lauded China for the …

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One Country, Two Systems will eventually be understood and recognized by Taiwan compatriots: Taiwan Affairs Office

With the issuance of the white paper on the Taiwan question and China’s reunification in the new era drawing malicious attacks from the secessionist Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Ma Xiaoguang, spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, said on Thursday that the solution to the question will be actively explored together with the island’s compatriots, expressing confidence …

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‘One country, two systems’ to be ‘recognized’ by Taiwan island; smearing of DPP authorities cannot deny goodwill of the mainland

China’s newly published white paper titled “The Taiwan Question and China’s Reunification in the New Era” has drawn attention not only from two sides of the Taiwan Straits but also the international community, as it has outlined China’s plan for post-reunification governance over the island and shown China’s confidence in promoting and implementing “one country, two systems” in the island …

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Follow-ups needed to make Pelosi feel pain of sanctions

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that she doesn’t care about the sanctions China had imposed against her and her immediate family members over her provocative visit to the island of Taiwan. It is, of course, impossible for Pelosi to admit to the public that she has been affected by the sanctions. But given what the public knows …

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