Underscoring his commitment to building a stable and constructive relationship with China, US President Barack Obama joined a meeting between National Security Advisor Susan Rice and visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the White House.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj raised the issue of early reform of the UN Security Council during her meetings with counterparts from China and the IBSA and G4 blocs, saying that concerted efforts should be made to complete the reform process by 2015, coinciding with the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Thursday called on the international community to take further action in its fight against the Ebola epidemic, which has claimed more than 2,900 lives and continues to wreck havoc.
China today said Foreign Minister Wang Yi`s just concluded visit to India is of "great significance" and sent out a message that Chinese leaders pay high attention to bilateral ties and their mutual interests far outweigh disputes.
After the meeting between External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi over the bilateral ties, the MEA told reporters that the talks between the two leaders were productive.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will be visiting New Delhi on Sunday as a special envoy of President Xi Jinping to establish political contacts with the new Indian government amid hopes here of an upswing in bilateral ties due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s familiarity with China.
Two days after China announced that it would be sending its Foreign Minister Wang Yi to India to meet the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama on Saturday welcomed the initiative taken by the Asian giant.