Modi-Xi meet: India-China reaffirm that 'differences will not become disputes'
Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar said both leaders reaffirmed that they won't let "differences become disputes."
This is the first meeting between the leaders since the resolution of the Doklam standoff.
Modi's bilateral meeting with Xi Jinping
India: "Peace and tranquility are a pre-requisite for border security"
Jaishankar said both Modi and Xi had a "forward-looking" and "constructive" conversation during their meeting.
"At a time the world was changing, we would not let India-China relations change," Jaishankar said.
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Xi calls for "healthy, stable bilateral ties" with India
Xi said both China and India should pursue "healthy, stable bilateral ties."
He described both countries as "each other's major neighbors" and "two of the world's largest and emerging countries."
He reportedly told Modi that China is willing to work with India and seek guidance from the five principles of the bilateral 1954 Panchsheel Agreement, which proposed peaceful co-existence.
Modi thanks China for "warm hospitality"
I thank the Chinese government & people for their warm hospitality during the BRICS Summit. Leaving for Myanmar for a bilateral visit.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 5, 2017