Foreign Minister

Russia says no new talks on Ukraine until West responds to demands

Talks in Geneva, Brussels and Vienna last week failed to ease fears, with Russia insisting its demands for sweeping security guarantees be taken seriously.

published on : 18th January 2022

Russia moves more troops westward amid Ukraine tensions

Russia has denied any intention to attack its ex-Soviet neighbour, but demanded guarantees from the West that NATO will not expand to Ukraine or place its weapons and troops there.

published on : 18th January 2022

Russia denies looking for pretext to invade Ukraine

Russia has denied having plans to attack its neighbor and in turn accused the Ukrainian leadership of hatching plans to use force to reclaim control of rebel-held territories.

published on : 17th January 2022

Arab Gulf foreign ministers head to Beijing for meetings

The meetings will include the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain, along with the secretary-general of the Gulf Cooperation Council.

published on : 10th January 2022

Missionaries of Charity's FCRA licence restored, can receive foreign funding again

On December 27, the home ministry had said that it cancelled the FCRA licence of Missionaries of Charity after receiving some 'adverse inputs'.

published on : 8th January 2022

Chinese foreign minister to arrive in Sri Lanka

The visit comes at a time when Sri Lanka is facing its all-time worst foreign exchange crisis and the relations between two nations are under stress.

published on : 8th January 2022

Afghanistan's Taliban regime not to allow any fencing along Durand Line by Pakistan

Successive regimes in Afghanistan, including the US-backed governments in the past, have disputed this demarcation, which has historically remained a contentious issue between the two neighbours.

published on : 6th January 2022

Ready to host SAARC Summit, India can join virtually: Pakistan Foreign Minister

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi accused India of making SAARC dysfunctional through its 'stubbornness' by refusing to come to Islamabad for the Summit meeting.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Moscow may up the ante if West ignores demands, says Russian Foreign Minister

Russian President Vladimir Putin raised the demand for security guarantees in a video call with U.S. President Joe Biden.

published on : 18th December 2021

Hopeful of reaching consensus on addressing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan: Pak FM

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) session is scheduled to be held on Sunday to discuss the situation in Afghanistan.

published on : 18th December 2021

Pakistan to rally Muslim countries to help Afghanistan

Pakistan Foreign Minister warned that if Afghans are left without help, militant groups such as al-Qaida and the regional Islamic State affiliate will regroup and flourish amid the chaos.

published on : 18th December 2021

Finland's PM caught clubbing after Covid exposure

Sanna Marin said she was told by an official that the coronavirus guidelines did not require her to isolate, despite having been in contact with an infected person.

published on : 8th December 2021

Pakistan Foreign Minister writes to top UN officials highlighting Kashmir issue

In his letter, Qureshi affirmed that Pakistan was prepared to engage constructively, but emphasised that the onus is on India to create an enabling environment for result-oriented engagement.

published on : 7th December 2021

Stability in Afghanistan vital in regional connectivity among SCO members: Pakistan Foreign Minister

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation seen as a counterweight to NATO, is a nine-member economic and security bloc and has emerged as one of the largest transregional international organisations.

published on : 25th November 2021

Pakistan wants to deepen its longstanding ties with US: Pak Foreign Minister Qureshi

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi "hoped that the US Congress will play its due role in raising voice for the rights of the Kashmiri people."

published on : 22nd November 2021
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