India - East Asia

Chronology from Sep 2017 to Dec 2017

: Yang Jiechi, state councilor of the People’s Republic of China and special representative of China on the boundary question, meets PM Modi following the 20th round of Talks between Special Representatives of China and India on the Boundary Question.

:   Fourth India-Japan-Australia Trilateral Dialogue is held in New Delhi.

: Inaugural India-Australia “2+2” Foreign Secretaries and Defense Secretaries Dialogue is held in New Delhi

: India hosts the 15th Russia-India-China (RIC) Foreign Ministers Dialogue.

: India-ASEAN Connectivity Summit is held in New Delhi. Japan is only non-ASEAN country with official representation at the summit.

: India’s MEA issues an explanation of a lost drone along the Sino-Indian border.

: India’s Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar hosts first meeting of the Coordination Forum on Development of Northeast Region.

: Singapore’s Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen visits India for the second iteration of a new defense minister’s dialogue.

: India-Australia-Japan-US consultations on the Indo-Pacific are held on sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Manila.

: PM Modi travels to Manila to attend the 15th ASEAN-India Summit, the East Asia Summit, and meets Philippine President Duterte separately.

: Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan visits India for the Joint Ministerial Committee meeting.

: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits India after giving a major speech on US-India relations in Washington.

: India’s Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman makes first overseas visit since assuming office to participate in the ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting Plus in Manila.

: PM Abe visits India to review the “Special Strategic and Global Partnership.”

: PM Modi makes a state visit to Myanmar.

: India’s Defense Minister Shri Arun Jaitley visits Japan for annual defense ministerial dialogue with Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera.

:   PM Modi travels to Xiamen for ninth BRICS Summit and meets President Xi Jinping separately.

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