Lavrov-Jaishankar talks

Why is it in news?
  • Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will have an important round of discussion.
  • Russian Foreign Minister is on a visit to India.
  • Lavrov will be accompanied by Moscow’s Special Envoy on Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov.
  • Zamir Kabulov is expected to brief the Indian side about the Russian plans regarding the difficult peace process under way in Afghanistan.
  • Russia held a summit on Afghanistan on March 18 where India was not invited.
  • Lavrov had visited China in March where both countries put up a joint front against the United States.
  • India, on the other hand, has called upon China to withdraw from the remaining friction points along the LAC.
Source: The Hindu.

Posted by Jawwad Kazi on 6th Apr 2021