Wang Yi Holds Talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj of India

On April 22, 2018, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks in Beijing with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj of India.

Wang Yi expressed that under the care and guidance of leaders of both countries, China-India relations have maintained a positive development momentum since the beginning of this year. President Xi Jinping is about to hold an informal meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Both sides should be active in preparations to ensure a complete success of the meeting, and take it as an opportunity to enhance strategic mutual trust, deepen practical cooperation and properly handle differences, so as to achieve common development and contribute to promoting peaceful development in the region and the world.

Sushma Swaraj noted that the holding of the informal meeting between leaders of India and China embodies the common and strong willingness of both sides to strengthen strategic communication. India is ready to, together with China, advance the meeting to deepen leaders' friendship, enhance mutual trust between the two countries and elevate India-China strategic cooperative partnership to new highs.

Both sides also exchanged views on the current international and regional situation.

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