New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): Amid China's opposition to the Quad grouping, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said that certain countries should get over the idea that "other countries are doing things that are directed against them".
Washington DC [US], July 16 (ANI): The United States, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan will create a new quadrilateral diplomatic group to promote the Afghan peace process, stability and trade in the region, informed the US State Department said on Friday.
New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): Amid an apparent lack of progress on disengagement from some friction points along LAC in Ladakh, External Affairs S Jaishankar has said that the issue is whether China will live up to the earlier commitments and if the relationship can be built on the basis of mutual sensitivity, mutual respect and mutual interest.
New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): The common bond among the Quad countries is a democracy, value system and similar challenges they face and the "nascent organisation" is running instead of walking, former ambassador Vishnu Prakash said on Saturday.
New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): Noting that the world cannot be naive about Beijing's current ambitions, Thomas Hart Armbruster, a former US Ambassador to the Marshall Islands, said on Saturday that Quad is a powerful bloc that can send a powerful message by harmonising its common position on important issues like human rights in China.
New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): An assertive China is "a very dangerous presence" and has brought members of Quad together, a foreign affairs expert from Japan said on Saturday while noting that the United States and China will compete in a host of areas including semiconductors, artificial intelligence and deep space exploration besides military technologies.
Washington [US], June 9 (ANI): The United States intends to hold a "very ambitious" Quad leaders meeting in Washington which will have all Quad leaders in attendance, said Kurt Campbell, President Joe Biden's policy coordinator for the Indo-Pacific region.