PEKING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in central Wuhan on April 27 and 28, Xinhua News Agency said Sunday.
The announcement of the informal meeting was made by the Chinese government The top diplomat, State Councilor Wang Yi, said after talks with Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, Xinhua
Modi will re-visit China in June to hold a summit meeting with the China-Russia Security Group, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
The Asian giants were locked into a 73-day military service in a remote high-altitude section of their controversial border last year, in which soldiers from both sides threw each other blows and stones.
The confrontation between the nuclear weapons force Himalayan power underscored Indian concern over China's growing security and economic relations in South Asia.
China's ambitious belt and road initiative for transport and energy links bypasses India, except for part of the embattled Kashmir region, which is also claimed by Pakistan. but involved India's neighbors Sri Lanka, Nepal and the Maldives
(Report by Elias Glenn and Gao Liangping, edited by Keith Weir)