Jaishankar is on a visit to Tajikistan to attend the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Heads of State Summit in Dushanbe.
“Always nice to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. A fruitful discussion on contemporary issues including Afghanistan before the start of the conference. SCO Summit,” Jaishankar tweeted.
Always nice to meet Russian FM Sergei Lavrov. A useful discussion on contemporary issues including Afghanistan… https://t.co/vEupkiaS6x
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) 1631859275000
Earlier today, Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi also met.
Jaishankar underlined that it is necessary to ensure progress in resolving the remaining issues so that peace and tranquility can be restored along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.
During the meeting on the sidelines of the 21st SCO summit, the two ministers agreed that “military and diplomatic officials from both sides should meet again and take their own steps to resolve the remaining issues (along the LAC in eastern Ladakh) at the earliest.” The discussion should continue.”
Jaishankar had met Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan Ruslan Kazakbaev on Thursday and agreed to strengthen traditional cooperation between the two countries on regional and multilateral issues.
“It was a pleasure to meet FM Ruslan Kazakbaev of the Kyrgyz Republic.
It was a pleasure to meet the Foreign Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic, Ruslan Kazakbaev. Noted our growing development partnership. Agree to stress… https://t.co/CfTPGj3cdN
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) 1631801910000
Noted our growing development partnership. Agreed to strengthen our traditional cooperation on regional and multilateral issues,” Jaishankar tweeted.