Beijing, April 18 (IANS) The ongoing meetings between Chinese and Indian officials demonstrate the good momentum of relations between New Delhi and Beijing, a foreign ministry spokesperson said here on Monday.
Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi and Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval will hold a 19th round of talks between special representatives on boundary issues on Wednesday and Thursday, Xinhua quoted spokesman Lu Kang as saying.
Earlier on Monday, Chinese State Councillor and Defence Minister Chang Wanquan held talks with visiting Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Beijing.
The foreign ministers of the two countries will meet each other during the 14th meeting of the foreign ministers of China, Russia and India on Monday in Moscow.
The meetings show that mutual political trust between China and India have increased, and bilateral exchanges and cooperation are advancing, Lu said.
The two sides also maintain good coordination and collaboration in global and regional affairs, he said.
Although China and India have some differences, both sides are willing to effectively control and solve the issues through friendly negotiations and consultations, according to Lu.
In fact, China and India have always maintained close high-level contacts, he said.
The development of China-India relations is not only in line with their interests but also conducive to regional and global peace and stability, Lu stressed, noting both the countries are the two biggest developing countries, important emerging economies and major powers in a multi-polar world.
“We are ready to work with India to constantly make new progress on building the China-India strategic and cooperative partnership for peace and prosperity,” said the spokesman.