New Delhi: All issues, including the boundary question, would be on the table when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meet in New Delhi on Sunday evening for talks. Li, who arrives in India Sunday afternoon on a three-day state visit, and Manmohan Singh are also likely to discuss the proposed border defence cooperation agreement during their talks, sources said Saturday.
Li's visit comes days after the 20-day India-China border stand-off was resolved on May 5. A platoon of Chinese troops had made made incursions about 19 km inside the Line of Actual Control (LAC) - the disputed border - on April 15 and pitched tents.
The row was resolved after several rounds of negotiations - military as well as diplomatic - with both sides reverting to the position that existed before April 15. China proposed a border defence cooperation agreement on May 5, and India has made some suggestions to be included in the draft.
Talks are ongoing on the draft, said the source, adding "it will continue to be discussed". The draft "essentially consolidates and brings together" earlier protocols and agreements....more
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Phnom Penh: China's new leadership will accord great importance to relations with India, outgoing Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao told his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh during a meeting on Monday. Wen said he cherished working with Singh over the last eight years during which they met 14 times. The new Chinese leadership will give "great importance" to relations with India, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai quoted Wen as saying. "We established good...
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New Delhi: Foreign Ministers of India and China will meet on Friday for a bilateral meeting in Moscow during which important international issues and terrorism in the region are likely to figure. The meeting between External Affairs Minister S M Krishna and his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi will come on the sidelines of the crucial trilateral RIC " Russia, India, China. According to sources, apart from bilateral issues, the two...
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