East Asia Digest by Ambassador Gautam Bambawale | July 2021

I Overview China: Xi Jinping’s Address on the 100th Anniversary of the Communist Party of China EAM Jaishankar meets Chinese FM Wang Yi in Dushanbe on sidelines of a SCO meeting General Secretary Xi Jinping Visits Tibet PM Modi greets Dalai Lama on his 86th birthday China Rejects WHO attempts to re-open investigation into Chinese […]

Central Asia Digest | July 2021

HIGHLIGHTS ● Political Developments● Economic Developments● India-Central Asia Relations Political Developments As United States withdraws its last forces from Afghanistan, it is eyeing Central Asia more closely than at any other time since the early 2000s as a potential launching pad for residual counterterrorism operations in the region. But planning is complicated by these countries’ […]