India - East Asia

Chronology from Jan 2012 to Dec 2012

: Russian President Vladimir Putin visits India and meets Prime Minister Singh. Russia and India sign defense contracts valued at $2.9 billion in conjunction with the visit.

: India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit is held in New Delhi with leaders from each of the 10 ASEAN countries in attendance.

: EAM Salman Khurshid visits Myanmar to inaugurate the co-sponsored International Conference on Buddhist Cultural Heritage and for bilateral consultations.

: South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin visits India and meets Defense Minister A.K. Antony.

: Prime Minister Singh travels to Phnom Penh to participate in multilateral meetings and specific bilateral meetings with Singapore, the Philippines, and China.

: Aung San Suu Kyi, chair of the opposition National League of Democracy in Myanmar, visits India to deliver the Nehru Memorial Lecture.

: EAM Krishna travels to Laos for the 9th ASEAN-Europe Meeting (ASEM).

: Australia’s Prime Minister Julian Gillard makes her first state visit to India.

: EAM Krishna travels to New York for the 67th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting and a bilateral meeting with Secretary of State Clinton.

: Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa visits New Delhi for the fourth India-Indonesia Joint Commission Meeting.

: EAM Krishna travels to Phnom Penh to participate in the second East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Minister’s Meeting, the 19th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Ministerial Meeting, and 10th ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting.

: Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong makes a state visit to India.

: EAM Krishna travels to Tokyo for the International Conference on Afghanistan.

: EAM Krishna visits Washington DC.

: US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta visits India for consultations.

: PM Singh makes a state visit to Myanmar.

: Singapore’s Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam visits India.

: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Kolkata and New Delhi.

: Japan’s Foreign Minister Gemba Koichiro travels to India.

: Prime Minister (PM) Manmohan Singh visits South Korea for a bilateral visit and to attend the Nuclear Security Summit.

: EAM Krishna visits Singapore to address the regional conference of heads of Indian missions in ASEAN countries.

: EAM Krishna visits China.

: Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra visits India as the chief guest on Republic Day.

: Myanmar’s Foreign Affairs Minister Wunna Muang Lwin, visits India for consultations.

: India’s External Affairs Minister (EAM) S.M. Krishna visits Vietnam.

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