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PM Narendra Modi, China's Xi Jinping boost ties at Mao's favourite retreat

The two leaders had a one-on-one meeting during which they exchanged views on solidifying our bilateral relationship, said spokesperson

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Modi-Xi summit begins: Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds informal talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in China's Wuhan City. Photo: @ANI

Press Trust of India Wuhan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday held multiple meetings as part of an unprecedented two-day informal summit to “solidify” India-China ties and exchanged views on how the two countries could work together for the benefit of their people and the world.

The summit in Wuhan — the favourite holiday spot of Chinese leader Mao Zedong — is being seen as an effort by India and China to rebuild trust and improve ties, which were hit by a 73-day-long Dokalam stand-off last year. Modi, who arrived in the central Chinese city early on Friday, began talks

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First Published: Apr 28 2018 | 1:47 AM IST

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