Hangzhou: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday raised the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping, conveying to him that New Delhi and Beijing would have to be sensitive to each other`s strategic interests.
In his 35-minute meeting with Xi on the sidelines of G20 summon in Hangzhou city, Modi told Xi both countries "should respect each other`s aspirations, concerns and strategic interests", External Affairs Minster spokesperson Vikas Swarup told Indian journalists here.
Asked whether terrorism emanating from the CPEC region was discussed, Swarup said: "It was raised".
The $46 billion ongoing China-Pakistan Economic Corridor passes through the restive regions of Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
India has strongly opposed the project as it claims Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan-administered Kashmir.