Wang Yi: News

14 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

LAC standoff: 19th round of India-China military talks today

India and China are scheduled to hold their 19th round of military talks on Monday ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's face-to-face meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the BRICS Summit in South Africa.

25 Dec 2022


Willing to resolve border tensions with India, says China

China has expressed a willingness to cooperate with India to improve bilateral ties and stabilize border areas.

24 Mar 2022


China's comments on J&K in Pakistan 'uncalled for,' says India

India on Wednesday "rejected" the "uncalled reference" to Jammu and Kashmir by the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during his speech in Pakistan.

25 Aug 2021


China holds first diplomatic talk with Taliban; communication 'open, effective'

A day after holding its first diplomatic talk with the Taliban representative, China on Wednesday said its communication with the Taliban is "open and effective."

China ready to receive WHO experts to probe COVID-19 origin

China is ready to receive a World Health Organization expert team to probe the COVID-19 origin, a senior Chinese official informed the media but gave no specific timeline for the visit.

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).

13 Sep 2020

India China Border

LAC: India prepares for tense winter along border with China

Amid growing tensions along the Indo-China border, the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India is preparing for a prolonged standoff through the winter.

11 Sep 2020


Jaishankar tells Wang about China's transgressions, countries formulate five-point plan

In the two-and-a-half-hours long meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, India's External Minister Dr. S Jaishankar strongly protested the heavy presence of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

10 Sep 2020

Rajnath Singh

MEA S Jaishankar meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow

Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar's meet with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi is underway amid intensified Indo-China border tensions.

10 Sep 2020


India-China tensions can escalate, but 'threshold of war' hasn't reached

With India and China laying reciprocal allegations on one another about warning shots being fired along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) this week, questions about a full-blown war between the nuclear-armed neighbors have received attention.

28 Jul 2020


Weeks after clash, China says disengagement at most locations "complete"

On Tuesday, China announced that disengagement between frontline Indian and Chinese troops has been completed in most of the locations.

23 Jul 2020

Ajit Doval

De-escalation unlikely soon? 40,000 Chinese troops present in Eastern Ladakh

Despite multiple rounds of talks at diplomatic and military levels, disengagement at volatile areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) seems to have hit a roadblock with thousands of Chinese soldiers still being present at the front and depth areas of Eastern Ladakh, multiple reports said.

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.

08 Jul 2020


Beijing suggested Doval-Wang talks to ease tensions in Ladakh

The conversation between NSA Ajit Doval and China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi last Sunday, which immediately yielded results in the Galwan Valley, was proposed by Beijing, an Indian Express report said on Wednesday.

06 Jul 2020

Ajit Doval

Did NSA Doval play a role in Galwan Valley's de-escalation?

Before the People's Liberation Army (PLA) pulled its troops back in the tense Galwan Valley today, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval had a long telephonic conversation with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday, multiple reports said.

17 Jun 2020


Whatever happened at Galwan was planned by China: EAM

India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi over the phone on Wednesday, two days after armies of both the countries clashed at the Galwan Valley in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed in action.

08 Mar 2019


China slams US, says will defend 'legitimate rights' of Huawei

China's foreign minister Wang Yi slammed US accusations against the telecom giant Huawei and said Beijing will take "all necessary measures" to defend the "legitimate rights" of the country's companies and individuals.

24 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

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.

15 Nov 2018


Indo-Sino defense, security dialogue: Officials agree to augment military exchanges

Top officials of India and China held the 9th Annual Defense and Security Dialogue in Beijing after a year's gap due to the Doklam standoff, as both countries agreed to enhance military exchanges.

02 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in China, seeks bailout money

Imran Khan arrived in Beijing today, in what is termed as the most significant visit to China by a Pakistani Prime Minister in recent years.

29 Sep 2018

United Nations (UN)

China defends blocking move to list Azhar Masood as global-terrorist

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has defended Beijing's repeated blockage of India's bids at the United Nations to list chief of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Azhar Masood as a global terrorist.

Won't be pushed around by US on trade, says China

China warned yesterday that its critical relationship with the US could break "like a glass," and used the UN General Assembly gathering of world leaders as the stage to warn Trump administration it wouldn't be pushed around on trade.

24 May 2018

Mike Pompeo

American official in China suffers sonic attack; US issues health-alert

The US has issued a health alert to its employees in China after an official experienced a possible sonic attack and was later diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury.

24 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi-Xi summit will look at big picture of Sino-Indian ties

The summit between PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan from April 27-28 will mostly be one-on-one where they will devote most of the time to discuss big picture of Sino-Indian relations rather than specific issues, an official said.

23 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

MEA Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today called on Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan to discuss bilateral ties.

23 Apr 2018

Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj asks Indians, Chinese to learn each other's language

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today asked Indians and Chinese to learn each other's language as it will help them overcome communication barriers, resulting in further strengthening the relationship between the two nations.

22 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, discusses bilateral ties

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Sunday and discussed a host of bilateral issues and ways to step up the pace of high-level interactions to improve the relationship.

22 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi visiting China to hold talks with President Xi

PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold a summit meeting in Wuhan city China April from April 27-28 to improve bilateral relations, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced today.

17 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

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.

19 Mar 2018

Xi Jinping

China unveils drastic cabinet reshuffle plan

China on Monday appointed a whole new set of top officials, including a Defense Minister, to head a revamped government, days after President Xi Jinping began his second five-year tenure following the removal of the two-term limit.

17 Mar 2018


Chinese Parliament unanimously re-elects President Xi Jinping for second term

Xi Jinping has been re-elected as the President of China for a second five-year tenure by the country's rubber-stamp parliament, National People's Congress (NPC), days after it scrapped the two-term rule for the Presidency, allowing him to have a life-long tenure.

12 Mar 2018

Xi Jinping

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.

08 Mar 2018


Indian elephant, Chinese dragon must dance together: Chinese Foreign Minister

Speaking for the first time on bilateral ties this year, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi today said the Chinese dragon and Indian elephant must not fight but dance with each other.

27 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

China seeks to promote Pakistan-Afghanistan talks through CPEC

China announced its plan to extend the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor to Afghanistan.

23 Dec 2017


Post-Doklam talks, India-China sides agree to maintain peace along border

India and China have held their first high-level border talks since the 73-day Doklam standoff.

13 Dec 2017


China to India: Doklam standoff placed "severe pressure" on ties

The Doklam stand-off had placed "severe pressure" on Sino-Indian ties, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj during their meeting in New Delhi.

09 Sep 2017


Days after BRICS declaration, China does about-turn on Pak terror

It's barely been five days since China joined other BRICS countries to condemn Pakistan-based terror groups in a declaration.

31 Aug 2017


China hopes India will "learn lessons" from Doklam standoff

Barely two days have passed since India and China agreed to end the Doklam standoff, but Beijing is back to making inflammatory statements.