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Indian, Chinese FMs Shook Hands and Held a Brief Exchange at Munich Security Conference

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi went out of his way on Saturday to say hello to India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishanakar at the Munich Security Conference on February 17, 2024. Video via MSC organizers.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met very briefly with his Indian counterpart S. Jaishankar at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday in an interaction that sparked a lot of buzz in India, but went wholly unnoticed in China.

It’s probably overstating it to describe their interaction as a meeting, but they definitely did shake hands and exchange a few pleasantries immediately after Wang came off stage from his keynote address and follow-up Q&A session at the conference.

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