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Britain's Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, left, and US First Lady Jill Biden laugh during a visit to Connor Downs Academy in Hayle, West Cornwall, during the G7 summit in England.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II poses for a group photo with G7 leaders, from left, back row, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi and President of the European Council Charles Michel, from left, front row, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Joe Biden before a reception at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England during the G7 summit.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, his wife Carrie Johnson and U.S. President Joe Biden with first lady Jill Biden walk outside Carbis Bay Hotel, Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain, ahead of the G7 summit.

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US President Joe Biden, left, talks with Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, during their meeting ahead of the G7 summit in Cornwall, Britain.

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External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar called on Kuwait Prime Minister HH Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, in Kuwait.

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Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan virtually interacts with Indian community in Ghana.

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Indian Naval Ship (INS) Saryu and His Majesty’s Thailand Ship (HTMS) Krabi, along with Dornier Maritime Patrol Aircraft from both Navies participate in the 31st Indo-Thai CORPAT, Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and Secretary (Defence Production) Raj Kumar, releases first edition of 'SIDM Members Directory 2020-21' - A 360º Overview of the Indian Defence and Aerospace Sector, during the webinar on India-Sweden Defence Industry Cooperation, in New Delhi.

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Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu, fourth from right, waves with U.S. senators to his right Democratic Sen. Christopher Coons of Delaware, a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois and Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska, members of the Armed Services Committee on their arrival at the Songshan Airport in Taipei, Taiwan. The bipartisan group of three U.S. senators arrived in Taiwan to meet with senior government officials and discuss U.S.-Taiwan relations and other issues in a trip that is likely to anger China, which claims Taiwan as its territory and objects to Taiwan being called a country.

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From left, EU's Economy Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni, Eurogroup President Paschal Donohoe, World Bank President David Malpass, Italy's Finance Minister Daniele Franco, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, Canada's Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Chancellor Rishi Sunak, Managing Director of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva, Germany's Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Secretary-General of the Organisation for London: Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Mathias Cormann, Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso pose for a family photo as finance ministers from across the G7 nations meet at Lancaster House in London, ahead of the G7 leaders' summit.

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Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, centre, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, right, at a meeting of finance ministers from across the G7 nations at Lancaster House in London.

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Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin welcomes Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz to the Pentagon in Washington.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko pose for a photo standing on the boat during their meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, in Russia.

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar at the State Department in Washington.

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United Nations Secretary General's Special Envoy to Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener, left, and Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi pose for media during a courtesy call at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Tokyo.

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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks at the inauguration of a French Cultural Centre in the capital Kigali, Rwanda. In a key speech on his visit to Rwanda, Macron said he recognizes that France bears a heavy responsibility for the 1994 genocide in the central African country.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during a meeting with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan (NSA).

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In this handout photo released by Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, shake hands with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias during their meeting in Sochi, Russia.

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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg wave to journalists before their talks at the Elysee palace in Paris.

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Minister of External Affairs Dr. S Jaishankar addresses the 26th ‘Future of Asia’ Conference, Delhi.

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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, right, and Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi visit the site of a rocket attack in the central Israeli city of Petah Tikvah.

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, greets Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, as they arrive for a meeting at the Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland on the sidelines of the Arctic Council Ministerial summit.

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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, welcomes President of the Sudanese Transitional Council General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, left, for a dinner with leaders of African states, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron announced the cancellation of Sudan's $5 billion debt to France in an effort to support the country's transitional leadership and help its crippled economy recovering, at a Paris conference gathering African leaders and international creditors.

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In this photo released by Saudi Royal Palace, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, accompanies Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani upon his arrival at in the Red Sea city of Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. Qatar's ruling emir is visiting Saudi Arabia for the first time since signing a declaration with other Arab Gulf states to ease a years-long rift and end an embargo that had frayed ties among important U.S. allies and security partners.

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European Union heads of state pose for a group photo at an EU summit, in Porto, Portugal. On Saturday, EU leaders hold an online summit with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, covering trade, climate change and help with India's COVID-19 surge.

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French President Emmanuel Macron arrives for an EU summit at the Crystal Palace in Porto, Portugal. On Saturday, EU leaders hold an online summit with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, covering trade, climate change and help with India's COVID-19 surge.

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In this photo released by Saudi Royal Palace, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, meets Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, at Riyadh international airport, Saudi Arabia

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Workers load medical aid onto an Air India plane to be flown to India, at Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv, Israel. India's official COVID-19 caseload neared 20 million as oxygen shortages in hospitals exacerbated a devastating second wave, and much-needed foreign assistance continued to pour in.

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India receives 7 ISO tankers with 20 MT Liquid Medical Oxygen, the first-ever shipment of LMO, from UAE to augment oxygen availability.

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, attends a press conference with India's Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar following a bilateral meeting in London.

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Fourth consignment of medical supplies containing 60 ventilators arrives from UK. Thank our strategic partner & friend United Kingdom for the support.

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Russian influencer Leia Se, center, walks from the immigration office at Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia. A U.S.-based YouTuber and a Russian influencer were ordered off Indonesia's resort island of Bali after recording themselves defying mandatory mask-wearing with some imaginative makeup.

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In this photo released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Singapore, Singapore Second Minister of Foreign Affairs Maliki Osman, right, and Indian High Commissioner P Kumaran shake hands at the ceremony for the handover of humanitarian assistance to India at the Paya Lebar Air Base in Singapore.

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In this photo released by Indonesian Presidential Palace, ASEAN leaders convene during their meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia. Southeast Asian leaders met Myanmar's top general and coup leader in an emergency summit in Indonesia Saturday, and are expected to press calls for an end to violence by security forces that has left hundreds of protesters dead as well as the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and other political detainees.

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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, and President Joe Biden speak at a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.

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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga meets Vice President Kamala Harris on the balcony of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus in Washington. President Joe Biden will be welcoming Japan's prime minister to the White House on Friday in his first face-to-face meeting with a foreign leader, a choice that reflects Biden's emphasis on strengthening alliances to deal with a more assertive China and other global challenges.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Maldives Abdulla Shahid during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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Ghulam Qadir from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) being handed over to Pakistani authorities, four days after he inadvertently crossed into the Indian side, at Poonch Rawalakot crossing point in Poonch district.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Senior Vice- President, Senior Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri, right, and South Korea's Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun meet in Tehran, Iran,

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In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Senior Vice- President, South Korea's Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun, left, and Iran's Senior Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri touch fists during their joint press briefing, in Tehran, Iran.

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Minister of Defence of Kazakhstan Lieutenant General Nurlan Yermekbayev pays homage to the fallen heroes at National War Memorial in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister of Kazakhstan Lieutenant General Nurlan Yermekbayev inspects the Tri-Services’ guard of Honour, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with Defence Minister of Kazakhstan Lieutenant General Nurlan Yermekbayev, in New Delhi.

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Army Chief General MM Naravane inspects a guard of honour at Shikha Anirban in Dhaka.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohammed, in New Delhi.

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In this handout photo released by Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, and Pakistan's Army Chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa during their talks in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar welcomes Abdullatif bin Rashid AlZayani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain, in New Delhi.

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U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry meets the Minister of State for Power, New & Renewable Energy (Independent Charge) and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Raj Kumar Singh, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry at a meeting in New Delhi.

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A youth from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir after he was handed over to Pakistan's officials by the Indian authorities at Tithwal Crossing Bridge located on Kishanganga river, near Karnah, Kupwara. The youth inadvertently crossed the line of control into Karnah.

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In this handout photo released by Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, and Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi pose for a photo prior to their talks in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu during a meeting with Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain, at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas in New Delhi.

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U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry meets Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan, in New Delhi.

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Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain arrives for his official visit to India from April 6 to 8, in New Delhi.

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New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Wellington, New Zealand, announces conditions for quarantine-free travel with Australia. The start of quarantine-free travel between the neighboring nations comes as a relief to families who have been separated by the coronavirus pandemic as well as to struggling tourist operators.

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A speed boat travels past the HMAS Arunta, an Anzac-class frigate of the Royal Australian Navy, moored in Sydney harbor, Australia. New Zealand announced the start date for a long-anticipated travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand that will allow people to travel between the two countries without going through quarantine, allowing families to reunite and giving a big boost to the struggling tourism industry will begin April 19.

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US climate envoy John Kerry arrives at the Ministry of Finance to meet Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi.

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US climate envoy John Kerry and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar exchange greetings at a meeting at Prayvaran Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar welcomes Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov before a meeting, in New Delhi.

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External Affairs Minister S.Jaishankar pays respects at the monument of Ismoili Somoni, founder of the first Tajik state, at Dusti Square in Dushanbe.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon in Dushanbe.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar speaks at the 9th Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference in Dushanbe.

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Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, center, poses with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, left, and Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto during a courtesy call at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo. The Indonesian ministers are visiting Tokyo for security discussions focusing on China's growing assertiveness in regional seas.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi signing the guest book, in Dhaka. Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina is also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls on President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid, in Dhaka.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina witnessing the exchange of MoUs between India and Bangladesh, in Dhaka.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi hands over the COVID-19 vaccine to Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina, in Bangladesh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents 109 ambulances to Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina, in Bangladesh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets members of the Matua community in Orakandi, Bangladesh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets members of the Matua community in Orakandi, Bangladesh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina at a meeting in Bangladesh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Matua community in Orakandi in Dhaka.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi writes in the visitors book after paying tribute at the mausoleum of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, at Tungipara in Gopalganj district. Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the National Day programme of Bangladesh, in Dhaka

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the National Day programme of Bangladesh, in Dhaka

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a group photograph with the members of the Minority Community in Bangladesh, in Dhaka.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an interaction with young achievers, in Dhaka.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays homage at the National Martyr’s Memorial, Savar, in Dhaka.

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Foreign Minister of Bangladesh A.K. Abdul Momen calls on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Dhaka.

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South Korean Minister of National Defence Suh Wook inspects a Tri-Services' Guard of Honour at Sushma Swaraj Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets political leaders from 14 Party Alliance, during his visit on the occasion of 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh, in Dhaka.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, in Dhaka.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi before inspecting a guard of honour, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina is also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi signs the visitor book at the National Martyr’s Memorial in Savar, on the occasion of 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh, in Dhaka.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with his South Korean counterpart Suh Wook and other dignitaries during the inauguration of Indo-Korean Friendship Park, at Indian Army Cantonment area in New Delhi.

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South Korean Defence Minister Suh Wook waters a sapling, in the presence of his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh (unseen), during the inauguration of Indo-Korean Friendship Park, at Indian Army Cantonment area in New Delhi.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with his South Korean counterpart Suh Wook during the inauguration of Indo-Korean Friendship Park, at Indian Army Cantonment area in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, in Dhaka

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Afghan foreign minister Mohammed Haneef Atmar with NSA Ajit Doval during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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Charge d' Affaires for Pakistan High Commission Aftab Hasan Khan hoists his country's flag on the occasion of Pakistan Resolution Day, at Pakistan High Commission, in New Delhi.

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Charge d' Affaires for Pakistan High Commission Aftab Hasan Khan addresses a function on the occasion of Pakistan Resolution Day, at Pakistan High Commission, in New Delhi.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammed Haneef Atmar during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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External Affairs Minister S.Jaishankar along with US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Secretary of Defence Lloyd James Austin III at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Secretary of Defence Lloyd James Austin III during their joint statement press conference at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during delegation level talks with US Secretary of Defence Lloyd James Austin III(unseen) at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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US Secretary of Defence Lloyd James Austin III during delegation level talks with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh (unseen) at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Secretary of Defence Lloyd James Austin III at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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