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Xi accepts Modi's invitation for informal summit in India in 2019

Press Trust of India  |  Qingdao (China) 

Chinese has accepted Narendra Modi's invitation for a Wuhan-style informal summit in next year, said here today.

The two leaders had their first informal summit in the Chinese city of on April 27-28 to solidify the relationship in a broad spectrum of areas and ensuring better coordination between the border guarding forces of the two countries after the Dokalam standoff.

Modi had detailed discussions with Xi on bilateral and global issues which will add further vigour to the India-friendship.

Addressing a press briefing here, Gokhale said that one of the important outcomes of today's meeting between the two leaders was that the Chinese side conveyed that they have accepted the Modi's invitation to Xi to have a similar informal summit in in 2019.

He said that the date for the informal meeting has not been decided.

Modi arrived in the picturesque coastal city of China's province on a two-day visit to attend the annual summit of the (SCO).

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 20:35 IST