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Vijay Keshav Gokhale, born 24 January 1959, is an Indian diplomat and the current Foreign Secretary of India. Gokhale was previously the Indian ambassador to China.
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Modi, Xi agreed on importance of dealing with challenges of terrorism, radicalisation: GokhalePM Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed that it was important to deal with the challenges of terrorism and radicalisation in an increasingly complex world, said foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale...
Kashmir issue not raised or discussed during India-China informal summit: Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale "This (Kashmir) issue was not raised and not discussed. Our position is anyway very clear that this is an internal matter of India," Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said at a special press briefing..
From trade to terror, Modi and Xi resolve to work closely togetherBriefing journalists at the end of the first day's talks between Modi and Xi, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said the leaders had already spent over five hours in close conversation with each other...
Sino-Indian defence row ahead of Modi-Xi summitIn a last-minute scare for the Modi-Xi informal summit next week, China has raised strong objection to India's ongoing Him-Vijay military exercise in Arunachal Pradesh. Chinese vice foreign minister..
PM to visit US from September 21-27; will meet Trump, address UNGA sessionPrime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the United States from September 21-27, during which he will meet President Donald Trump and address the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session,..
India, Iran review progress on full operationalisation of Chabahar portIndia and Iran on Monday reviewed ongoing connectivity and infrastructure development projects, including the progress on full operationalisation of the strategic Chabahar port. The review took place..
India, Japan to hold first 2+2 meeting in coming weeksThe first 2+2 meeting between India and Japan will happen in the coming weeks in the run-up to the annual Modi-Abe summit scheduled to be held in India in December. PM Modi and Shinzo Abe met in..
Modi-Mahathir meet: Zakir Naik, Article 370 revocation discussedForeign secretary Vijay Gokhale, "PM Modi raised the issue of Zakir Naik and both sides decided that officials will keep in touch regarding it and its an important issue for New Delhi"
PM Modi takes up Zakir Naik issue with Malaysian PMModi took up the matter with Mohamed during their bilateral meeting here on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale told media persons while briefing on the..
India backs peace deal which will not leave space for terrorists in Afghanistan: Vijay Gokhale
Economic forum, shipping yard, judo championship: What's on PM Modi's cards in Russia?"We have a very special relationship with Russia. Annual summits are occasions to look at the entire gamut principally focusing on bilateral relations, " "Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said.
PM to attend Eastern Economic Forum as chief guest in RussiaOn Monday, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale confirmed that PM Modi would be undertaking a short visit to Russia.
Tackling climate change, terrorism took center stage in Modi-Macron meet: FS Vijay GokhalePrime Minister Modi thanked Macron for inviting India for the meeting and conveyed the fact that India stands with France on all aspects that they are currently pursuing, wishing them all success for..
India ramps up efforts to secure release of 18 nationals onboard British tanker seized by IranForeign Secretary Vijay Gokhale has met Iranian envoy Ali Chegeni as part of the government's efforts to secure the release of 18 Indians onboard a British oil tanker Impero seized by Iran
PM Modi, French President Macron to hold bilateral meeting before G7 summit: Vijay GokhaleThe Foreign Secretary added that the G7 summit provides a platform to the leaders to chart a road to a more prosperous world.
India wants 'peace & stability' in Persian Gulf: Modi to TrumpForeign secretary Vijay Gokhale gave greater clarity — India, he said, had told US clearly that complying with US sanctions on Iran had come at considerable cost to India. Given its energy, diaspora..
G20 Summit in Osaka: India-Russia deal for S-400 defence system did not feature in Modi-Trump talks, says foreign secy Vijay GokhaleIndia on Friday said its decision to purchase S-400 missile defence system from Russia did not figure during the talks between Narendra Modi and Donald Trump
S-400 not discussed by PM Modi, Donald Trump at G20: Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale
'Concrete action against terrorism first': What PM Modi told Xi Jinping on issue of India-Pak peace talksForeign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said that there was a brief discussion on Pakistan during the talks between PM Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale briefs media on Modi-Xi talks: HighlightsPM Modi held delegation-level talks with China President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of SCO Summit in Kyrgyzstan. Briefing the media about the talks, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said that PM Modi..
Ferry service from Kochi, cricket stadium on PM’s agenda in MaleIndia is looking to start a ferry service from Kochi to the Maldives, apart from expediting several other projects, to boost connectivity with the Indian Ocean country, the government said ahead of PM..
PM Modi to visit Maldives, Sri Lanka from SaturdayPM Modi will first travel to Maldives, in his first bilateral visit after retaining power in the Lok Sabha polls. On Modi's visit to Maldives, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said it will be a first..