Should India Attend SCO 2020 Meeting

THE ISSUE

Russia has proposed Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Foreign Ministers meet in Moscow on September 10, the meet will also see the participati of Pakistan and China. According to diplomatic sources, “
at the day, Russia Federation has also offered to host BRICS Foreign Minister’s meeting.”

Should India Attend SCO 2020 Meeting

POINT TO NOTE

If India decides to take part, this will be the first time that foreign ministers of border nations India, China and Pakistan will come face to face in the same group ever since the conflict at LAC broke out between India and Mainland China.
Tensions continue to simmer at the Line of Actual Control as there is still no complete disengagement at the border, 40 thousand Indian troops are reportedly deployed in this sector and both India and Mainland China are holding rounds of military and diplomatic talks to resolve the situation.

INDIA’S DILEMMA

After Galwan valley clash it was unclear if India would attend the RIC (Russia India China) virtual meeting or not. But on Russia’s insistence India attend the meeting
It was expected that Russia would play the role of peacemaker between India and China but that didn’t happen

Should India Attend SCO 2020 Meeting
Should India Attend SCO 2020 Meeting

CONCLUSION

If Indian FM attends the SCO and BRICS meet it will make it seem as if all is well between India and China.This will also send a wrong signal to the quad members.

Should India Attend SCO 2020 Meeting Should India Attend SCO 2020 Meeting