England, Germany and five other European teams abandoned plans to wear rainbow-themed "Onelove" armbands at the World Cup because of the threat of FIFA disciplinary action.
Earlier, Jaishankar met Blinken at the 17th East Asia Summit and discussed bilateral ties, the Ukraine conflict, energy issues, G20 and the situation in the Indo-Pacific.
Jaishankar and Blinken met days ahead of a likely bilateral between Prime Minister Modi and President Biden on the margins of the G-20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia from November 15-16.
When it comes to sanctioning terrorists, the UNSC has been unable to act in some cases because of political considerations, he pointed out.
US Secretary of State's remarks came after Chinese President Xi Jinping secured a historic third term and Taiwan predicted intensifying pressure on the diplomatic front.
Suffering reverses in the Ukraine war, Russia’s dictator Vladimir Putin threatens nuclear apocalypse after winning a sham referendum. India has warned Russia to explore peaceful avenues to end the con
On ties with India, Blinken said that the partnership between the two countries is one of most consequential in the world.
Blinken accused Putin of adding "fuel to the fire" with recent steps including calling up reservists and planning referendums in Russian-held Ukrainian territory.
The financing comes on top of a $675 million package of heavy weaponry, ammunition and armored vehicles for Ukraine alone.
The cordial meeting did not mask the differences between the US and South Africa over Russia's war in Ukraine. South Africa has remained neutral on the war.
Blinken arrived Friday night in Manila after attending the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ministerial meetings in Cambodia, where he was joined by his Chinese and Russian counterparts.
Blinken said there was 'no justification' for the exercises launched by Beijing in response to a visit to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) includes Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
In his opening remarks at the meeting, Blinken said the US and India are strong proponents of the ASEAN centrality in the Indo-Pacific, according to the US State Department.
Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who was in Indonesia for a Group of 20 foreign ministers meeting when Abe was shot, gave Kishida a letter from President Joe Biden to Abe's family.
After a long chill during the pandemic between the two countries, since last month their defence, finance and national security chiefs as well as their top military commanders have all spoken.
Wang and Blinken were discussing a range of contentious issues from tariffs and trade and human rights to Taiwan and disputes in the South China Sea.
Blinken will lay out a three-pillar approach to competing with Beijing in a race to define the 21st century’s economic and military balance.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken will lay out a three-pillar approach to competing with Beijing in a race to define the 21st century's economic and military balance in a Thursday speech.
Erdogan, who has grown increasingly authoritarian over the years, is known to be an unpredictable leader and has been at clear odds with what Turkish diplomats in his government have said.