Bangkok :2/8/19:External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today held a series of bilateral meetings in Bangkok with his counterparts from Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Mongolia and Timor Leste during which he discussed a host of key issues, including the fight against terrorism.
After meeting with Vietnamese counterpart, he tweeted that strong traditional friendship stands reaffirmed. He also reiterated India’s strong support in the fight against terrorism with Sri Lanka, which saw the country’s worst terror attack on Easter Sunday.
The foreign minister also had a cordial conversation with the foreign minister of Timor Leste where both sides agreed to step up engagement across all sectors. He also discussed a range of issues of mutual interest with his Mongolian counterpart Damdin Tsogtbaatar.
Mr. Jaishankar is in the Thailand capital to attend a number of conferences, including the ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting, the 9th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, the 26th ASEAN Regional Forum and the 10th Mekong Ganga Cooperation Ministerial Meeting.