India, Turkey discuss bilateral, regional and global issues:
India and Turkey on Tuesday held delegation level talks in the
capital in which the two sides discussed bilateral, regional and
global issues of mutual ....Read
India and Bahrain are set to boost their economic and energy ties
when External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna holds talks with his
counterpart from Bahrain Thursday.
Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al
Khalifa will arrive in India on a two-day visit Wednesday night.
The two sides will hold discussions on
scaling up trade and investment and are expected to give an impetus
to a free trade agreement between India and the six-nation Gulf
Issues relating to the welfare of over
300,000 Indians living in the Gulf country will also be discussed.
During Minister of State for External
Affairs Shashi Tharoor’s visit to Bahrain in October last year,
Bahrain expressed support for India’s UN Security Council
aspirations. India reciprocated it, saying it will support the Gulf
country’s bid for a non-permanent seat in the UNSC in 2026-27.
Bahrain has also agreed to support
India’s candidature for a non-permanent seat in the UNSC for
Elections will be held in October 2010
for the five non-permanent UNSC seats for 2011-12. Asia will get
only one seat. India has not been a (non-permanent) Security Council
member since 1991-92. In 1996, it lost to Japan 40-142.