Following are the top foreign stories at 5:00 P.M. :
Modi, Xi agree to issue ‘strategic guidance’ to their militaries to build trust
Wuhan, Apr 28 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have decided to issue “strategic guidance” to their militaries to strengthen communications to build trust and understanding, India’s top diplomat said today, a move aimed at avoiding a Dokalam-like situation in the future. By K J M Varma
India, China to undertake a joint economic project in Afghanistan
Wuhan: In a move that could upset Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to undertake a joint India-China economic project in war-torn Afghanistan at their first informal summit here, official sources said today. By K J M Varma
Xi wants screening of more Bollywood movies in China
Wuhan: Chinese President Xi Jinping has seen a number of Indian films, including Hindi and regional, and believes it would be a good idea that Bollywood movies come to China and vice-versa.
Modi, Xi stroll by lake and have a boat ride in Wuhan
Wuhan, Apr 28 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping today walked together along a sidewalk on the shores of the picturesque East Lake here and later took an hour-long boat ride for “peace, prosperity and development” in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. By K J M Varma
China will not push India on BRI: Vice Foreign Minister
Wuhan: China today said there is no fundamental difference with India on the issue of “inter-connectivity” and Beijing will “not be too hard” with New Delhi on the issue of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). By K J M Varma
China, India growing in strength, influence: Singapore PM Lee
Singapore: China and India are the new powers which are growing in strength and influence as the global strategic balance is shifting which has thrown up new opportunities for cooperation for ASEAN, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said today. By Gurdip Singh
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