New Delhi: Chinese foreign minister said President Xi Jinping has told his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, that both two countries should work to “appropriately” manage their differences. China and India need to focus on strengthening multilateral communication and consultation and control or manage differences and sensitive issues.
India has now become the member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) security bloc, jointly led by Russia and China. Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are also part of the group in 2001 to fight threats posed by radical Islam and drug trafficking from neighbouring Afghanistan. Mr Xi congratulated Modi on becoming the member state of the group.
The meeting between two leaders took place in Astana, Kazakhstan on the sidelines of a summit for the eight-country bloc. The Chinese foreign ministry said Modi thanked Mr Xi for supporting India to join the SCO. He said both the countries need to respect each other’s core interests.
Mr Xi stress on increasing trade and investment cooperation to ensure. In the month of April Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama’s Arunachal Pradesh visit aggravated tensions. Modi government has since taken steps to cool tensions, especially avoiding the Australian proposal of joint naval exercises with the United States and Japan last month.
The two countries are always been on the loggerhead over many contentious issues. Ever since Modi government came into power in 2014, the relation between two countries was hinted to be going strong. But Last one year has never been too good between India and China relationship. The China blocked the way of India to become VITO empowered country. China two time in a row blocked the India’s bid to declare Pakistan most wanted terrorist Hafiz Sayeed a global terrorist in the world forum.