India, China to hold talks on April 20, Masood issue may figure
April 10, 2016  16:00
India and China will hold next round of Special Representatives talks on April 20 during which National Security Adviser Ajit Doval is expected to raise the issue of China blocking move to get Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar designated as international terrorist. 

The two-day talks in Beijing, 19th round of such parleys, will focus on boundary and strategic issues, official sources said. Doval, who is the Special Representative for Sino-India boundary talks, will hold talks with his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi. 

He is also expected to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. At the 19th round of SR talks, the two sides are expected to review the status of the situation on the border and ways to maintain peace and tranquility there, the sources said. 

"We want to move forward," a senior official said here about the ties with China. The talks are taking place in the backdrop of China blocking at the UN India's move to get Jaish-e-Mohammad chief designated as international terrorist. Doval is expected to raise this issue with Yang.
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