|Yang Jiechi Meets with Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale of India|
On February 24, 2018, Member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and State Councilor Yang Jiechi met in Beijing with Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale of India.
Yang Jiechi expressed that being important neighboring countries to each other and both as fast-growing emerging market economies, China and India have a lot of common interests. The two sides should deepen strategic communication, beef up mutually beneficial cooperation and properly handle sensitive issues in line with the guidance of the important consensus reached by leaders of the two countries, so as to promote bilateral relations for sound and stable development and jointly contribute to the development and prosperity of the region and the world at large.
Vijay Gokhale said that India attaches high importance to relations with China and stands ready to, together with China, strengthen high-level exchanges, enhance strategic mutual trust, expand cooperation in various fields, and properly settle sensitive issues, in a bid to advance bilateral relations for constant and new progress.