India is Nepal's 'foremost friend and development partner': Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla
Shringla said that the relation between Nepal and India is 'intricate' and they share the same geography, civilisational heritage, culture and customs.
There was also no immediate statement from Russia's President Vladimir Putin.
Lebanon insists that the negotiations are purely technical and don't involve any soft political normalisation with Israel.
Prime Minister Modi also conveyed his keenness to welcome the Bhutan King and his family in India, at a mutually convenient date, according to a statement by Prime Minister's Office.
The UAE is becoming the third Arab nation after Egypt and Jordan to currently have diplomatic relations with Israel.
Nepalese Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi and Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra are leading the delegations representing their respective countries.
South Africa's view on Palestine is that the outstanding final status issues must be resolved through negotiations between the parties, with support from the international community.
“History has taught us that in the name of development partnerships, nations were forced into dependence partnerships. It gave rise to colonial and imperial rule.
As Jaishankar has pointed out, global shifts like the changing American role and increasing Chinese assertiveness have created more space for nations like India and Japan
BR Deepak, Chairperson of the Institute of Chinese and South Asian Studies at JNU, said the situation has arisen due to the balance of power being tilted in China’s favour.
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman also said that consultations were going on through diplomatic channels between Beijing and New Delhi, and Washington has 'nothing to do' with it.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian, during a media briefing here, said that China's position on the border-related issues is clear and consistent.
The two leaders agreed that their officials would remain in touch on issues arising out of the present health crisis, as well as other aspects of bilateral cooperation.
“Held extensive discussions on ways to further deepen and strengthen ties between India and Maldives,” Shah tweeted.
The Portuguese President also inaugurated a seminar on urban designs organised by state-run Imagine Panaji Smart City Development Limited.