BEIJING: Underlining that India and China are “friends, not rivals”, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday said the two countries need to expand and enhance cooperation to create enabling condition for the settlement of the border dispute.
Speaking at a press meet Wang said Beijing and New Delhi should help “succeed instead of undercutting each other and should strengthen cooperation instead of harbouring suspicion at each other”.
He was speaking at his annual press meet along the sidelines of the on-going convening in Beijing of the National People’s Congress (NPC).
“China and India relationship is essentially about how the world’s two largest developing countries get along and proceed development and rejuvenation together. As two ancient civilisations and two major emerging economies, India and China have a board common interest and tremendous potential for cooperation,” he said.
He said China is committed to setting the boundary dispute through dialogue and consultation.
News Source: Times Of India