Making it clear that the August 25 Foreign Secretary-level meeting with Pakistan was not a resumption of dialogue process, India on Friday said the decision to cancel it was taken after that country took a "series of actions" which were not "conducive" to proceed ahead.
After Pakistan rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s accusation that the South Asian country is waging a proxy war against India, the MEA said that the PM was articulating the core concerns in our relationship with Pakistan.
Assuring that Indian government will leave no stone unturned to bring back the Indians trapped in Iraq, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday confirmed that all 46 nurses who were yesterday held in ISIS controlled areas against their will have been freed and will reach Kochi tomorrow morning by a special Air India flight from Erbil in northern Iraq.
Indians in the middle of Iraq crisis — With the situation worsening in violence-hit Iraq with every passing day, the worried families of the Indians being held captive in the strife-torn country met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday and were assured of their safety by her.
Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh, on Saturday reiterated India`s position vis-a-vis the controversial map shown by China on Arunachal Pradesh, saying that cartographic depiction doesn`t change facts on the ground.
With the situation worsening in violence-hit Iraq, India Saturday said it has flown in officials to three Iraqi cities to help evacuate Indians wanting to return home and asserted that "all national assets are in readiness if required" to be deployed to help the 39 Indians in captivity in militant-held Mosul.
As crisis in Iraq deepens with Sunni militants capturing towns and advancing towards Baghdad, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday that Indian government is deeply concerned with the deteriorating security situation.