India-China Current Affairs - 2020

BRICS NSA Summit: Key Facts

On September 17, 2020, the BRICS high representatives on national security met virtually.  The meet was chaired by Russia.  Highlights The national security advisors of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa discussed issues related to security and cooperation among BRICS countries.  During the meet, the countries exchanged their views on biosafety, cyber security, International Security, Counter Terrorism. Significance The National Security Read More…

India-China agree on five-point plan to resolve border tension

On September 11, 2020, India and China agreed on five-point action plan for quick disengagement of troops and avoid actions that will escalate tensions. The External Affairs Minister of India S Jaishankar is on a visit to Russia to attend the SCO Foreign Ministers meet in Moscow. He met his Chinese counter part Wang Yi Read More…

India attends 10th East Asia Summit Foreign Minister meet

The Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan represented India at the 10th East Asia Summit held virtually on international and regional developments including COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights The meeting discussed ways and means to strengthen the East Asia Summit platform. It aims to make it more responsive to the emerging challenges in its 15th Read More…

Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh meets his Chinese Counterpart

On September 4, 2020, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met his Chinese counter part in Moscow. The Defence Minister is on a three day visit to Russia to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. He had earlier met the Russian Defence Minster and signed a deal to acquire AK-203 rifles. Highlights Tensions prevail between Indian and Read More…

Germany launches Indo-Pacific Strategy

The current European Union President and the largest economy of Europe, Germany launched Indo-Pacific strategy. It was launched with India. Highlights The strategy has several indirect references to Chinese behaviour in the Indo-Pacific region. Germany has also suggested to play a key role in the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation Read More…