India's Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Visits Vienna

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: January 3, 2023; 23:59 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austria's Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg welcomed his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar to Vienna. It was the first visit of an Indian Foreign Minister to Austria in 27 years and the fifth meeting with Foreign Minister Schallenberg in the past twelve months.

Austria's Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg received his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar. / Picture: © BMEIA Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äußeres / Gruber / Flickr Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

In addition to bilateral talks, the program included meetings with Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen and Federal Chancellor Karl Nehammer as well as with the foreign ministers of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Discussions focused on bilateral political, economic and migration issues, the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine and India's current G20…