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BRICS Summit 2016: 'PM Modi, President Xi discuss India’s NSG bid, terror and Masood Azhar'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Who Met Chinese President Xi Jinping On The Sidelines Of The BRICS Summit 2016 In Goa, Tweeted On Saturday That His Meeting Was Fruitful And That Various Aspects Of India-China Ties Were Discussed Between The Two Leaders.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 15 Oct 2016, 11:47:48 PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Pic: PIB, Twitter)


Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit 2016 in Goa, tweeted on Saturday that his meeting was fruitful and that various aspects of India-China ties were discussed between the two leaders. “My meeting with President Xi Jinping was fruitful. We discussed various aspects of India-China ties,” PM Modi tweeted.

Here are the LIVE updates:

#We are maintaining continuous dialogue with China & expect China to see the logic of what we are saying: Vikas Swarup, MEA on Masood Azhar

#When NSA meets State Counsellor Yang Jiechi I expect this issue will be taken up further: MEA on pushing for UN ban on Masood Azhar

#President Xi clearly said that China opposes all forms, manifestations of terrorism and that there must be increase coop with India: MEA

#China clearly acknowledges the issue of terrorism, and the danger it poses: Vikas Swarup,MEA

#PM Modi thanked President Zuma for South Africa's support to India's bid for membership of NSG, & hope that they continue their support: MEA

#PM Modi thanked President Zuma for the statement that he had issued post Uri attack, and that India appreciated solidarity shown by them: MEA

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#President Zuma said on bilateral side we needed to expand coop'n in areas,called for simplification of visa regime b/w the 2 countries: MEA

#PM Narendra Modi commended South Africa for the tremendous contribution it had made to the BRICS grouping: Vikas Swarup, MEA

#President Xi said that India & China must step up counter terror efforts,also said that we must maintain our strategic comm,dialogue on it: MEA

#PM Modi said India and China must increase their coordination in context of UN 1267 committee and look for common ground: Vikas Swarup, MEA

#PM Modi said that today no country is immune from terrorism, and this is an issue on which we cannot afford to have any differences: MEA

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#President Xi lauded India's chairmanship of BRICS, and in particular outreach with BIMSTEC countries which he described as innovative: MEA

#PM Modi to have meetings with Sri Lankan President, also with Prime Minister of Bhutan on Sunday: Vikas Swarup, MEA

#There is close coordination between India and China on this issue, & that particular dialogue will continue: Vikas Swarup, MEA on Masood Azhar

#The Chinese side is very well aware of our concerns, need for us to ensure that globally notified terrorists are designated by the UN: MEA

#Our broad concerns in the current state conveyed to Chinese side, intention was that both sides should narrow down areas of differences: MEA

#One round of consultations had already taken place between two sides, President Xi said that second round would be happening soon: MEA

#There was a brief discussion on NSG, PM said that we look forward to working with China to realise India's membership of NSG: MEA

#President Xi said that terrorism and violent extremism were on the increase, he alluded to the threat from ISIL: Vikas Swarup, MEA

#PM Modi said that both India and China had been victims of terrorism which was a scourge afflicting the entire region:  Vikas Swarup, MEA

#Both sides recognised terrorism as a key issue, President Xi said we should strengthen our security dialogue and partnership: Vikas Swarup

#Both (PM Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping) reviewed bilateral relationship and its dimensions: Vikas Swarup, MEA

#PM Modi meets South African President Jacob Zuma in Goa

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#Delegation level talks between India and China underway in Goa

#PM Narendra Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Goa at BRICS 2016

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Goa on Saturday to participate in the five-nation BRICS Summit and BIMSTEC outreach meet. Xi was received by Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh at IS Hansa base located near Dabolim airport, 15 kms away from the Summit venue in South Goa.

Artistes performed various Indian dances depicting the rich culture of the country as Xi walked down the red carpet.

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First Published : 15 Oct 2016, 07:55:00 PM