On September 21, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a meeting with Jalil Abbas Jilani, Foreign Minister of Pakistan, on the sidelines of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly. The conversation focused on the current bilateral and international agenda, including Ukraine and Afghanistan. The parties reaffirmed their mutualContinue Reading

The intricate tapestry of Iran-US relations, which dates back to the mid-20th century, has recently undergone a notable transformation, marked by increased hostility and heightened tensions. While this rivalry has deep historical roots, the tenure of President Trump brought it to the forefront, exacerbated by a variety of factors includingContinue Reading

THE 23rd Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) was recently convened under the chairmanship of India, albeit in a virtual format. The decision to opt for a virtual summit, despite the easing of pandemic-related restrictions, has sparked curiosity. India, known for its active participation in international events, including PrimeContinue Reading

In the early days, the G-7 has strived to promote economic stability, sustainable development, and international cooperation. Over the years, the forum has served as a venue for open and frank discussions on pressing global issues, including financial market regulation, trade policies, climate change, and geopolitical tensions. Group of SevenContinue Reading

  Introduction The recent SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) Foreign Ministers meeting held in India garnered both praise and criticism from various quarters. While the gathering aimed to foster regional cooperation and address pressing issues, there were critics who pointed out shortcomings, negative aspects, and concerns regarding India’s relationships with China andContinue Reading

Pakistan and Russia enjoy close, multidimensional relations based on mutual goodwill and trust. Bilateral ties are marked by cooperation in diverse areas, including economics, energy, and security. The two countries also consult at various multilateral fora on regional and global issues of mutual interest. Pakistan and the Russian Federation areContinue Reading

The United States on Wednesday announced an additional package of weapons for Ukraine worth 325 million U.S. dollars. According to a list from the Department of Defense (DoD), the new tranche of security assistance included additional ammunition for the U.S.-provided HIMARS, artillery rounds, anti-armor systems, over 9 million rounds ofContinue Reading

The 4th Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Neighboring Countries of Afghanistan was held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, on 13 April 2023. China, Iran, Pakistan, and Russia participated in the meeting and were represented by their foreign ministers. The Neighboring Countries of Afghanistan mechanism was established in 2021 on Pakistan’s initiativeContinue Reading