Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday spoke strongly on the issue of terrorism at the East Asia Summit, calling for a "genuinely international partnership against all terrorism" and to reject any linkage between religion and terrorism.
China`s Prime Minister Li Keqiang proposed a "friendship" treaty with Southeast Asian countries on Thursday but reiterated that territorial disputes in the South China Sea should be settled directly between the countries involved.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lamented that there were a number of complex and unresolved questions on security in the East Asia region and once again highlighted the need for following global laws and norms in the South China Sea where China is locked in a dispute with some southeast Asian nations.
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to leave for Australia Thursday night to attend the G-20 Summit, preparations in Sydney are in full swing especially for his address to the Indian community at the Allphones Arena.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday met a host of Southeast Asian leaders as he made a major push to increase economic engagement between India and the 10-member ASEAN and said his government places equal emphasis on ease of doing business in India as well as on making policies attractive.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s speech at the ASEAN-India Summit here Wednesday was interrupted within a few minutes apparently because the media continued to remain in the room to cover what was a closed event.
Asserting that India and ASEAN have "no irritants" in their ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the 10-nation bloc to be part of his country's "new" economic journey even as his strong "Made in India" pitch got the support of the grouping.
Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India's relations with the countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are very good and the two sides can be great partners.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has an extremely busy 10-day tour ahead that will see him meeting more than 40 leaders, including around 20 bilateral meetings with the leaders of China, Germany, Britain and South Korea and others as he travels to Myanmar, Australia and Fiji from Tuesday.