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India, China recognise terrorism as key issue: MEA after Modi-Xi talks

8thBricsSummit Updated: Oct 16, 2016 01:48 IST

India and China are expected to discuss the fallouts of the deadly cross-border terror attack on an army camp at Uri on Jammu and Kashmir last month attack by Pakistan-based, while India will make a pitch with its eastern neighbour to further isolate Islamabad, for backing terror infrastructure.(ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday as the delegation of both the countries held a bilateral meeting at the Taj Exotica resort in Goa.

Here are the highlights of the meeting: 

8pm: The Chinese side is very well aware of our concerns, need for us to ensure that globally notified terrorists are designated by the UN: Vikas Swarup

7.58pm: There is close coordination between India and China on this issue,& that particular dialogue will continue: Vikas Swarup,MEA on Masood Azhar


7.53pm: There was a brief discussion on NSG, Modi said that we look forward to working with China to realise India’s membership of NSG: Vikas Swarup

One round of consultations had already taken place between two sides, President Xi said that second round would be happening soon: Vikas Swarup on India’s NSG membership bid

7.51pm: Both sides recognised terrorism as a key issue, President Xi said we should strengthen our security dialogue and partnership: Vikas Swarup

PM Modi said that both India and China had been victims of terrorism which was a scourge afflicting the entire region: Swarup

7.50pm: During the talks, President Xi called for co-operation between India and China in Railways, industrial parks, vocational and skill training, space and ICT: Vikas Swarup

7.45pm: My meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping was fruitful; we discussed various aspects of India-China ties, tweets PM Modi

7.30pm: Bilateral talks between PM Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping conclude

6.54pm: President Xi Jingping condoles Varanasi stampede deaths

6.19pm: Delegation level talks between India and China underway in Goa: ANI

6.00pm: PM Narendra Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Taj Exotica resort in Goa