Trump said that India and Pakistan could handle their dispute over occupied Kashmir on their own, but he was there should they need him.
External Affairs Minister Jaishankar asks Russia to look at the Indo-Pacific Quad as part of an emerging multi-polar world
Congress spokesman Randeep Singh Surjewala said Pakistan has been committing "unpardonable violations of human rights" in PoK-Gilgit-Hunza-Balochistan.
Gen Xu and Gen.Bajwa discussed regional security and ways to bolster bilateral collaboration.
A Chinese newspaper said that China would have to fight six wars by 2050, one against India over Arunachal Pradesh, which it claims as its own territory.
Pakistan and China have had an entente cordiale against India since the early 1960s, says New Delhi-based China expert Prof.B.R.Deepak.
America's need to have a military and politico-economic foothold in Sri Lanka to checkmate China will militate against any drastic action on Gen.Silva's appointment, a security expert said.
US said that the UN had made credible war crimes charges against Gen.Silva and Tamil National Alliance said the appointment is an affront to the Tamils.
While Pakistan can be managed, the worrying part is managing China, which can breathe down India’ its neck quite menacingly.
UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tensions or would show bias towards Pakistan by simply holding the meeting.