India@BRICS: PM-Xi meeting forward looking
September 05, 2017  12:04
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on the Modi-Xi meet. Highlights of the press conference.

-- The discussions were constructive.

-- It was agreed at Astana that we will not let differences become disputes, that was reaffirmed.

-- Both agreed that concrete steps should be taken to resolve recent issues.

-- Detailed and constructive talks were held on BRICS future and relations, differences won't become disputes.

-- The meeting lasted little more than an hour. It was mainly on BRICS related issues.

--  Important point made during meeting was peace and  tranquility in the border area is prerequisite for further development of relationship.

-- Counter terrorism issues were taken up during the course of BRICS, they were not discussed in this meeting.

-- India foreign secretary says both sides' defence forces must maintain cooperation and ensure recent situation does not recur. 

-- Both of us know what happened this was not backward looking conversation it was forward looking. 
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