September 5, 2017 / 6:41 AM / 6 months ago

India, China need to do more to avoid border disputes - India foreign secretary

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed that more needed to be done to avoid future border disputes, India’s foreign secretary said on Tuesday.

A paramilitary police officer stands outside the media center of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Summit in Xiamen, China September 2, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Modi and Xi on Tuesday met for more than an hour on the sidelines of the BRICS nations summit in the Chinese city of Xiamen, a week after agreeing to end a more than two-month long stand-off along their disputed border.

“One of the important points made during the meeting was that peace and tranquility in the border areas was a prerequisite for the further development of our relationship,” S. Jaishankar told reporters.

Reporting by Tommy Wilkes; Editing by Nidhi Verma

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