"We are trying to seek a solution through negotiations that is acceptable to both sides. Under such circumstances, parties should respect such aspects and any third party should not be involved in efforts to resolve disputes," Hua Chunying said.
The India-Japan joint statement, for the first time, named Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM). This is a big leap, in an effort to build a narrative against Pakistan for sheltering these terrorist outfits.
PM Narendra Modi reciprocated the sentiment in his speech: “My personal engagement with... Japan is now decade-old. When I first visited Japan as Chief Minister of Gujarat, I said that I want to see a mini Japan in Gujarat. "
India and Japan discussed a host of issues of regional and global importance and strongly condemned North Korea over its continued development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes, said a senior government official.
The summit takes place amid rising tension in the region following the nuclear test by North Korea and growing Chinese assertiveness in the South China Sea. This will be the fourth annual summit between PM Modi and Shinzo Abe.