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European Union and Japan hold Consultations on Security and Defence

On 15 April, the EU and Japan held consultations on security and defence by video conference. In particular, they discussed operational cooperation for maritime security, following joint naval exercises in the Gulf of Aden in October 2020 and in the Arabian Sea in February 2021, as well as a joint port call on Djibouti in

By |2021-04-15T16:06:26+03:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Diplomacy, Indo-Pacific Strategy, Military Affairs, Security|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

China to Work With ASEAN To Promote Peace Talks In Myanmar

China will communicate and coordinate with all parties, while working concertedly with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), to promote peace talks in Myanmar and help ease the situation in the country at the earliest opportunity, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said. Wang made the remarks during a one-on-one exchange

By |2021-04-04T07:09:46+03:00April 4th, 2021|Categories: Diplomacy|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Japan Calls on China to Hold Relevant Elections in Hong Kong

Japan calls on China to hold relevant elections in Hong Kong in a fair manner that are open to candidates representing a wide range of political opinions. Statement of Japan on the Situation surrounding Hong Kong Since its return in 1997, Hong Kong has enjoyed prosperity brought about by a free and open system where

New Zealand Suspending All High-Level Political and Military Contact with Myanmar

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that; the aid program to Myanmar should not include projects that are delivered or benefit the Military government. We also agree to implement a travel ban be formalized a coming week on Maynamar's Military Leaders and addition with join other countries calling for a special session at United

French Nuclear Attack Submarine SNA Émeraude Left South China Sea

French nuclear attack submarine (SNA Émeraude) and a support vessel (BSAM Seine) have sailed up to 15,000 km from the metropolitan coasts in the Indian Ocean and the Pacific. The patrol has completed a passage in the South China Sea. The patrol at the same time shows the proof of the capacity of the French

Country by Country History of North Korea’s Relations with Middle East Countries

The foreign relations of North Korea – officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) – have been shaped by its conflict with South Korea and its historical ties with world communism. Both the government of North Korea and the government of South Korea (officially the Republic of Korea) claim to be the sole legitimate

The United States Applauds the Agreement to Establish a Taiwan Office in Guyana

The United States applauds the agreement to establish a Taiwan Office in Guyana.  Deepening ties between Guyana and Taiwan will advance their shared goals of prosperity and security.  Closer ties with Taiwan will advance cooperation and development in Guyana on the basis of shared democratic values, transparency, and mutual respect.

By |2021-02-04T10:42:23+03:00February 4th, 2021|Categories: Diplomacy|Tags: , , |0 Comments

UK Deeper Defence and Security Cooperation with Japan

HMS Queen Elizabeth’s deployment to Indo Pacific later this year will enhance Japan and UK defence cooperation Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab discussed the deployment of HMS Queen Elizabeth during the “2+2” virtual meeting with their respective Japanese counterparts, Ministers Nobuo Kishi and Toshimitsu Motegi. CSG21, led by UK aircraft carrier

Senior Chinese Diplomat Yang Jiechi: China-U.S. Interactions Need to be Restored

Senior Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi on Tuesday called on the Biden administration to focus on cooperation and manage differences in bilateral ties so as to bring the relationship back to its former course of sound and steady development. Yang, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, made

By |2021-02-02T09:36:43+03:00February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Diplomacy|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Locsin

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin, Jr. Secretary Blinken and Secretary Locsin reaffirmed that a strong U.S.-Philippine Alliance is vital to a free and open Indo-Pacific region. Secretary Blinken stressed the importance of the Mutual Defense Treaty for the security of both nations, and its

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