YANG JIECHI

  • China hopes to maintain peace along borders with India December 7, 2013

    China has said it hopes to continue to strengthen cooperation and coordination with India in international affairs and work together to maintain peace in border areas. China's position was articulated by State Councilor Yang Jiechi during talks with National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon on the sidelines of a meeting of senior...
  • Goal of nuclear free North Korea tests US, China ties April 14, 2013

    Beijing: Bound by threats from North Korea, the US and China agreed on Saturday to rid the bellicose nation of nuclear weapons in a test of whether the world powers can shelve years of rivalry and discord, and unite in fostering global stability. Beyond this latest attempt to restrain North Korea,...
  • Krishna recalls personal chemistry with Khar October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Personal chemistry helps in diplomacy. Recalling his years as external affairs minister, SM Krishna on Saturday said he forged a "good understanding" with his Pakistani and Chinese counterparts, Hina Rabbani Khar and Yang Jiechi respectively, which helped him to improve India's relations with these countries. "I had a...
  • Foreign Ministers of India, China to meet on Friday April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Foreign Ministers of India and China will meet on Friday for a bilateral meeting in Moscow during which important international issues and terrorism in the region are likely to figure. The meeting between External Affairs Minister S M Krishna and his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi will come on the...
  • '2012 offers great potential for SinoIndia ties' March 2, 2012

    Beijing: China on Friday said 2012 offered great potential for SinoIndia relations and that there is "extensive space" for development of ties. "2012 is a year of great importance to build bilateral relations" Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said while briefing about Thursday's talks between Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi...
  • Tibetans hold protests against IndiaChina talks March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: About a dozen Tibetans, including women, on Thursday staged a protest outside the Hyderabad House in New Delhi objecting to the border talks between India and China claiming that Beijing cannot discuss the issue before giving freedom to Tibet. Draped in Tibetan flags and carrying antiChina placards, the protesters...
  • India, Russia, China meet in Bangalore to bolster ties October 27, 2009

    Bangalore: The foreign ministers of India, Russia and China on Tuesday began a meeting to explore business opportunities in key sectors and collaboration on playing a greater role in world affairs. India's External Affairs Minister S M Krishna, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi will exchange...
  • Watch: India, China foreign ministers to meet Tuesday October 27, 2009

    India and China will square off again this time in the IT hub of Bangalore. Diplomats say India China cooperation on Pakistan and Afghanistan could be a good confidence builder. This is expected to take place under the ninth Russia India China trilateral also being held today. All three countries...
  • IndiaChina partners, not rivals: Chinese minister September 9, 2008

    New Delhi: Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, who is in India on a threeday visit, on Tuesday said that there is not conflict between India and China. There is no conflict of fundamental interests. India, China will make a profound impact on Asia and world. Rajiv Gandhi had made a great...
  • Defensive China says it worked for NSG waiver September 8, 2008

    New Delhi: Under criticism from India on the nuclear waiver, China is on the defensive for its role at the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) meeting in Vienna. But the visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi has denied that China tried to sabotage India's chances at getting the NSG waiver. "The Chinese side...
  • Pranab to question China for NSG red card September 8, 2008

    New Delhi: The Centre rolled out the red carpet for Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi during his threeday India visit, but reports suggest some former diplomats want to take on Beijing for trying to scuttle India's nuclear dream. Yang will be meeting External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday evening as...
  • Will discuss NSG Uturn with China Foreign Min: NSA September 7, 2008

    New Delhi: National Security Advisor MK Narayanan said on Saturday India would take up Chinas stand at the NSG meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, who arrived in Kolkata on Sunday on a threeday visit. But while NSA expressed his displeasure, India seems inclined to leave the matter at...