Articles about Chinese Foreign Ministry

As Biden assumes office, China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials

21 Jan 2021

World
As Biden assumes office, China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials

China on Wednesday said it was levying sanctions on over two dozen officials of the Donald Trump administration for violating the sovereignty of the nation with "crazy" policy moves.

Trump signs law on Dalai Lama's succession, Beijing furious

28 Dec 2020

World
Trump signs law on Dalai Lama's succession, Beijing furious

During his last days at office, outgoing United States President Donald Trump has taken a decision that has left his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping miffed.

Australia demands apology from China for sharing 'repugnant' fake image

30 Nov 2020

World
Australia demands apology from China for sharing 'repugnant' fake image

Australia has demanded an apology from China after a government account posted a distorted image depicting an Australian soldier killing an Afghan child.

India and China discuss 5-point plan to ease border tensions

30 Sep 2020

India
India and China discuss 5-point plan to ease border tensions

India and China held a fresh round of diplomatic talks under the Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination (WMCC).

India says it never accepted China's 1959 interpretation of LAC

29 Sep 2020

India
India says it never accepted China's 1959 interpretation of LAC

India on Tuesday reacted to China's claim that it abides by the 1959 interpretation of the Indo-China border, the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

5 missing Arunachal civilians found on Chinese side: Kiren Rijiju

08 Sep 2020

India
5 missing Arunachal civilians found on Chinese side: Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that the five missing youths from Arunachal Pradesh have been found on the Chinese side. Rijiju said the process to handover the youths is being worked out.

Indo-China clash: Army was "ready" for PLA soldiers in Ladakh

31 Aug 2020

India
Indo-China clash: Army was "ready" for PLA soldiers in Ladakh

On the intervening night of August 29 and 30, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) came in "sufficient numbers," at the Southern Bank of Pangong Tso in Eastern Ladakh with an intent to change the status quo, but the Indian troops were well-prepared.

Will use 'all tools' to counter China's SCS claims: US

16 Jul 2020

World
Will use 'all tools' to counter China's SCS claims: US

Terming China's claims over the South China Sea "illegal," the United States on Wednesday announced to support Southeast Asian countries that believe Beijing has violated their sovereignty in the territorially disputed waters.

India-China conflict: Next WMCC meeting tomorrow; disengagement first phase complete

09 Jul 2020

World
India-China conflict: Next WMCC meeting tomorrow; disengagement first phase complete

Representatives of India and China are set to hold talks on Friday regarding the disengagement process along the Indo-China border in Eastern Ladakh.

India, China agree to continue diplomatic talks for peaceful resolution

24 Jun 2020

India
India, China agree to continue diplomatic talks for peaceful resolution

Amid heightened tensions regarding the border situation in Eastern Ladakh, India and China on Wednesday agreed to sincerely implement disengagement and de-escalation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

After Modi's statement, China makes fresh claim on Galwan Valley

20 Jun 2020

World
After Modi's statement, China makes fresh claim on Galwan Valley

Amid heightened tensions with India, spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry Zhao Lijian gave a step-by-step account of what happened at the Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh on Monday.

Ladakh standoff: China says 'positive consensus' reached with India

10 Jun 2020

World
Ladakh standoff: China says 'positive consensus' reached with India

China said on Wednesday that it had reached "positive consensus" with India over recent border tensions in Eastern Ladakh.

Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media

18 Apr 2020

World
Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media

As the question of the origins of the novel coronavirus remains unanswered, reports claimed that the virus may have leaked from a laboratory in China's Wuhan city.

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India on October 11-12

09 Oct 2019

World
Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India on October 11-12

Putting an end to days of suspense, New Delhi on Wednesday announced that Chinese President Xi Jinping will be visiting India on October 11 and 12 for the second informal summit.

Kashmir may not be 'major topic' during Xi-Modi meeting: China

18 Sep 2019

World
Kashmir may not be 'major topic' during Xi-Modi meeting: China

Recently, China dragged the Kashmir issue to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), lending its support to Pakistan.

Why does China keep protecting Masood Azhar?

14 Mar 2019

World
Why does China keep protecting Masood Azhar?

India has been fuming after China chose to side with Jaish-e-Mohammed founder Masood Azhar at United Nations Security Council.

China hints at blocking Masood Azhar's listing as global terrorist

13 Mar 2019

World
China hints at blocking Masood Azhar's listing as global terrorist

Just hours before the United Nations Security Council is scheduled to take up a resolution to list Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, China hinted at blocking the move once again.

#IndiaStrikesBack: In China, Sushma Swaraj speaks on "necessary" airstrikes

27 Feb 2019

India
#IndiaStrikesBack: In China, Sushma Swaraj speaks on "necessary" airstrikes

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is in China to attend a Russia-India-China (RIC) meeting, on Wednesday justified the Balakot airstrikes by saying the Indian Air Force was forced to take the route as Pakistan failed to act against homegrown terror.

China blocks India's bid to declare Masood as global-terrorist, again

15 Feb 2019

India
China blocks India's bid to declare Masood as global-terrorist, again

On Friday, China refused to back India's bid in the United Nations to declare Jaish-e-Mohammed Chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist, despite the organization taking responsibility for the deadly Pulwama attack.

Ajit Doval, Wang Yi hold India-China border talks

24 Nov 2018

World
Ajit Doval, Wang Yi hold India-China border talks

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held the 21st round of border talks in China's southwestern Sichuan province today.

Japan's Abe to visit China for talks with President Xi

13 Oct 2018

World
Japan's Abe to visit China for talks with President Xi

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay a three-day visit to China from October 25, the first by a Japanese leader in seven years, the two countries announced yesterday, signaling warming of ties between the arch-rivals.

Trump ready to impose new tariffs on $200bn-worth Chinese goods

16 Sep 2018

World
Trump ready to impose new tariffs on $200bn-worth Chinese goods

President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to impose new tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.

China appreciates India and Pakistan's decision to observe 2003 ceasefire-agreement

31 May 2018

World
China appreciates India and Pakistan's decision to observe 2003 ceasefire-agreement

China today welcomed India and Pakistan's decision to observe the 2003 ceasefire agreement to stop cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K.

Loved Bollywood, want more Bollywood movies in China: Xi Jinping

28 Apr 2018

World
Loved Bollywood, want more Bollywood movies in China: Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi-Jinping has seen a number of Indian films, including Hindi and regional, and believes it would be a good idea that Bollywood movies come to China and vice-versa.

No bilateral-meetings between Indian, Pakistani Ministers at SCO in Beijing

21 Apr 2018

World
No bilateral-meetings between Indian, Pakistani Ministers at SCO in Beijing

There will be no bilateral meetings between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with their Pakistani counterparts at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) ministerial meets to be held in Beijing on 24 April.

Sushma Swaraj to visit China this week for SCO meeting

17 Apr 2018

India
Sushma Swaraj to visit China this week for SCO meeting

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit China later this week to participate in the Foreign Ministers meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation during which she will also hold talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

Hong Kong can take decision on Nirav Modi's arrest: China

09 Apr 2018

India
Hong Kong can take decision on Nirav Modi's arrest: China

China today said that Hong Kong can accede to India's request to arrest fugitive Indian diamond merchant Nirav Modi based on local laws and mutual judicial assistance agreements.

China welcomes India's positive response on bilateral ties

12 Mar 2018

World
China welcomes India's positive response on bilateral ties

China on Monday welcomed as "positive" India's willingness to deal with differences with Beijing on the basis of mutual respect and sensitivity to each other's interests.

Maldivian crisis: China opposed to Indian intervention in Maldives

08 Feb 2018

World
Maldivian crisis: China opposed to Indian intervention in Maldives

After ex-Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed urged India to intervene to end the ongoing political turmoil in the nation, China said it was against any external intervention to resolve the crisis.

China dodges question on JeM chief Azhar despite BRICS declaration

05 Sep 2017

World
China dodges question on JeM chief Azhar despite BRICS declaration

On Monday, a BRICS joint declaration condemned Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) among other Pakistan-based terrorist groups.

Stay out of the Kashmir issue: India tells China

14 Jul 2017

World
Stay out of the Kashmir issue: India tells China

Asserting that cross-border terrorism in Jammu & Kashmir was at the heart of Indo-Pak bilateral tensions, India snubbed China's offer to mediate the Kashmir issue.

Exercise Malabar kicks off in the Bay of Bengal

11 Jul 2017

World
Exercise Malabar kicks off in the Bay of Bengal

The naval forces of US and India and the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces recently commenced the annual Malabar joint exercises in the Bay of Bengal.

Chinese Embassy issues safety advisory for citizens traveling to India

08 Jul 2017

World
Chinese Embassy issues safety advisory for citizens traveling to India

The Chinese Embassy in New Delhi has issued a safety advisory for its citizens travelling to India and the ones staying here amid the simmering Sino-India tensions in the Sikkim sector.

Dhola-Sadiya bridge: China warns India to be cautious, exercise restraint

30 May 2017

World
Dhola-Sadiya bridge: China warns India to be cautious, exercise restraint

Reacting to the inauguration of the Dhola-Sadiya bridge, linking Assam to Arunachal Pradesh, China has issued a sharp warning to India to "be cautious and exercise restraint on building infrastructure in Arunachal Pradesh".

Dalai would himself pick his successor, probably soon: Taiwanese President

22 May 2017

World
Dalai would himself pick his successor, probably soon: Taiwanese President

President of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, said the Dalai Lama would himself pick his successor, probably "soon".

THAAD goes online in South Korea

02 May 2017

World
THAAD goes online in South Korea

The US's THAAD anti-ballistic missile system has been made operational in South Korea.

North Korea crisis: Petrol prices spike 83% in Pyongyang

26 Apr 2017

World
North Korea crisis: Petrol prices spike 83% in Pyongyang

The price of petrol has spiked by 83% in Pyongyang, according to expert group NK News.

North Korea tensions: China places bombers on "high alert"

21 Apr 2017

World
North Korea tensions: China places bombers on "high alert"

An American defense official said the Chinese military is preparing to respond to a possible situation in North Korea.

Dalai Lama's Reincarnation: China claims it will choose the successor

13 Apr 2017

World
Dalai Lama's Reincarnation: China claims it will choose the successor

China said it will traditionally select the next Dalai Lama by drawing lots from a sacred urn at Lhasa's Dachau Temple.

China offers "package solution" for UNSC expansion

15 Mar 2017

World
China offers "package solution" for UNSC expansion

In response to G4 countries agreeing to forgo veto powers temporarily, China has called for a "package solution" that addresses interests of all countries and groups.