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PM Modi raises with Xi China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

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.  


PM Modi raises with Xi China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

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.

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