Jaishankar discusses Ukraine conflict, Indo-Pacific with U.S. Secretary of State Blinken in Cambodia

EAM Jaishankar on Saturday discussed a range of issues with his counterparts from Canada, Indonesia and Singapore

Updated - November 13, 2022 02:14 pm IST

Published - November 13, 2022 12:39 pm IST - Phnom Penh:

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. File

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. File | Photo Credit: PTI

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar met U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday and discussed the Ukraine conflict, the strategic Indo-Pacific region and bilateral relations on the sidelines of the ASEAN-India summit here in the Cambodian capital.

Mr. Jaishankar is accompanying Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, who is leading the Indian delegation to the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit and the 17th East Asia Summit here.

“A good meeting with U.S. Secretary of State @SecBlinken. Discussed Ukraine, Indo-Pacific, energy, G20 and bilateral relations,” EAM Jaishankar said in a tweet.

The EAM also met UN chief António Guterres at the end of the ASEAN gala dinner on Saturday.

Mr. Jaishankar held also talks with his counterpart from Thailand Don Pramudwinai.

“Always nice to catch up with DPM & FM Don Pramudwinai of Thailand. Discussed our shared regional concerns and the strengthening partnership with ASEAN,” the EAM said.

“Met Canadian colleagues Trade Minister @mary_ng and FM @melaniejoly at the ASEAN gala dinner. All for greater trade and strategic convergence, while countering terrorism and opposing radicalization,” Mr. Jaishankar said in another tweet.

Mr. Jaishankar on Saturday discussed a range of issues with his counterparts from Canada, Indonesia and Singapore.

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