Peace on border central to stronger India-China relations: Modi

Setting the framework for accelerating India-China relations across the spectrum, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conveyed to President Xi Jinping New Delhi’s concerns over repeated incidents on the border and underlined that maintaining peace on the un-demarcated frontier will be a prerequisite for fructifying the full potential of the bilateral relationship.
The first full-spectrum talks between the leaders of India and China in New Delhi culminated in the two sides signing 16 pacts in diverse areas ranging from trade and investment to culture and films. China pledged around $20 billion for infrastructure development in India, which will ensure that despite differences over border and security issues, the economic relationship will continue to gain strength in days to come.

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