Modi, Xi hold talks in Ufa
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, just over a month after they met in China.
Ufa (Russia): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, just over a month after they met in China.
In his second bilateral meeting after arriving in this Russian city, Modi held delegation-level talks with the Chinese president whom he had met in Xi'an during his China visit in May.
"Our fifth meeting in a year shows the depth of the India-China relationship. PM @narendramodi tells President Xi," said a tweet by External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup.
"From a spring meeting in China to a summer one in Russia - for the second bilateral of @BRICS2015, PM with President Xi," he tweeted.
Earlier, Modi met Russian President Vladimir Putin in his first bilateral engagement after arriving in Ufa, where the BRICS and SCO summits are being held.
India is set to become a full fledged member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, that is led by China.