Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said that China-India relations have maintained the momentum of growth as both countries are prepared for 21 round of border talks.
Border talks will be held between Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi at Dujiangyan near southwest China’s Chengdu city from November 23 to 24.
Geng said, “under the strategic guidance of the two leaders, China-India relations have maintained sound momentum of growth. With ever-deepening cooperation in all areas, the two sides have maintained close communication and coordination in all border related affairs”.
He said, “We have properly managed the differences through dialogue and consultation. The border areas on the whole maintained stability”.
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Geng said that China and India properly manage differences and peace at the border areas and expect in-depth exchange of views on border issues during meeting of special representatives.
He said, “The two special representatives will have in-depth exchange of view on border related issues. They will follow the guidance of the consensus reached by the two leaders bearing in mind the general picture of the bilateral ties and benefits of the two peoples on the basis of the outcomes that have been achieved to actively promote the negations”.
He added, “At the same time, we properly manage differences, peace and tranquility at the border areas. The two sides will also exchange views on major issue of bilateral ties and the regional and international issue of mutual interest”.
On November 13, 9th India-China Annual defence and Security Dialogue was held between top defence officials of India and China. During talks both sides agreed on enhanced defence exchange between two militaries.