Vital issues discussed, sets tone for PM visit, Doval says after China visit
One can expect a series of meeting between India and China in the days to come following the visit by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. Meetings between the two foreign secretaries is also a possibility soon. The stage would however be set for the visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will take part in the BRICS summit between September 3 and 5.
On the outcome of the China visit, Doval informed that it would have an impact on the main visit by the PM in September. There were vital issues that were discussed and it will have a good impact he said.
Doval further said that it was great that vital issues were discussed. It will have an impact on the next summit meeting. The five nations, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa will need to show leadership in countering terrorism he also said. The outcome of the meeting today will contribute to the forthcoming BRICS summit meetings to be held in Xiamen in September, India's NSA also said.
Meanwhile the Chinese foreign ministry said in a statement, "The foreign representatives said that BRICS countries should cement unity and cooperation to cope with common challenges in economy and security areas such as anti-globalisation and terrorism, and to increase the influence of BRICS in global affairs."