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China hopes for smooth Indian elections

IANS | Last Updated: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 08:28

Beijing: China hopes India`s general elections proceed smoothly, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Tuesday.

Hong said China has always attached great importance to ties with India and hoped that the two sides would be committed to the development of their strategic cooperative partnership for peace and prosperity, Xinhua reported.

He called on the two sides to boost the development of bilateral relations, benefit their people, and achieve common development.

When asked to comment on India-China border disputes, Hong said China`s stance on the issue was very clear and did not need further explanation.

First Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 08:28
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