“The RCEP is open. We will follow the principles of mutual understanding and accommodation to resolve the outstanding problems raised by India. We welcome India joining the RCEP at an early date,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said.
“The Indian government officially announced the establishment of so-called Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory and Ladakh Union Territory which included some of China’s territory into its administrative jurisdiction," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said in Beijing.
Technology dominated the top 10 of the Hurun China Rich List this year. Specifically, the top two spots of the list: former chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma remained the richest man on the Chinese mainland.
Chinese state broadcasters offered the same level of detail as Indian news channels on describing Xi’s route to Mahabalipuram from the airport. The choice of venue was also discussed in a state media report.
With Modi dressed in traditional Tamil Nadu attire and Xi in an informal white shirt and black trousers, the two leaders sat down for brief discussions at the picturesque Panch Rathas, sipping coconut water under the afternoon sun.
The official confirmation from China to India has been conveyed through diplomatic channels over the last 24 hours. This comes after a series of strong statements and moves that adversely impacted the bilateral space before the informal summit.
The celebrations will be an affirmation of national pride. President Xi Jinping has repeatedly articulated a vision of national rejuvenation and China’s economic transformation into a developed country.
The warmest five-year trend has especially affected large areas of the United States, including Alaska, eastern parts of South America, most of Europe and the Middle East, northern Eurasia, Australia and areas of Africa south of the Sahara.
The joint training, which ran for a fortnight, is the eighth of its kind between the two countries, Chinese news agency Xinhua reported. The agency also quoted sources saying “the annual joint training does not target any third party, and aims to improve training standards of the two air forces through mutual learning”.