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China and India are development opportunities for each other, not threats, Xi tells Modi
September 5, 2017 / 7:45 AM / 18 days ago

China and India are development opportunities for each other, not threats, Xi tells Modi

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives to hold a press conference at the BRICS Summit in Xiamen, Fujian province, China September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Fred Dufour/Pool

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi the two Asian giants are development opportunities for each other, not threats, China’s foreign ministry spokesman, Geng Shuang, told a regular news briefing on Tuesday.

Xi held a meeting with Modi in the southeastern Chinese town of Xiamen on the sidelines of a summit of the BRICS grouping of nations.

Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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