Wang Yi Meets with Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale of India

On February 23, 2018, Foreign Minister Wang Yi met in Beijing with newly-appointed Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale of Inida.

Wang Yi expressed that both as representatives of emerging market economies and major developing countries, China and India enjoy irreplaceable commonalities. The two sides should increase strategic mutual trust and accelerate common development based on the political consensus of the leaders of the two countries. It is hoped that India will handle sensitive issues with prudence and work toward the same goal of promoting healthy development of China-India relations.

Vijay Gokhale expressed that he was very glad to pay a visit to China at the beginning of his tenure. India attaches high importance to developing relations with China and stands ready to make joint efforts with China to well implement the consensus of the leaders, strengthen strategic communication and accommodate the core concerns of each other, so as to create sound environment and conditions for sustained and stable development of bilateral relations.

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