Modi’s remarks in Singapore echo Wuhan spirit: China

Modi’s remarks in Singapore echo Wuhan spirit: China
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“We have noted the positive remarks … We highly appreciate such kind of positive remarks,” says spokesperson Hua Chunying.
China on Monday welcomed keynote remarks by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Shangrila dialogue in Singapore, linking them with the spirit of the Wuhan informal summit in April with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
“We have noted the positive remarks made by Mr. Modi about China-India relations. We highly appreciate such kind of positive remarks,” Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Hua Chunying said, in response to a question.
She added: “In April this year, President Xi Jinping held informal meeting with Mr. Modi in Wuhan. They had in-depth exchange of views in international landscape and bilateral relations and reached consensus on many issues.”
In his remarks at the Asia Security Summit in Singapore, Mr. Modi, also referred to the Wuhan summit with President Xi. “In April, a two-day informal Summit with President Xi helped us cement our understanding that strong and stable relations between our two nations are an important factor for global peace and progress. I firmly believe that, Asia and the world will have a better future when India and China work together in trust and confidence, sensitive to each other’s interests.”The Prime Minister made it plain that India rejected the doctrine of “containment,” of any country, opposed trade protectionism, and backed globalisation as a template of economic progress. Analysts say that Mr. Modi’s observations broadly align with China’s advocacy of rule-based globalisation, and rejection of protectionist measures adopted by US President Donald Trump as part of his “America-first” policy.
“The two sides agreed to adopt a mature and wise way to handle differences. China is willing to work with the Indian side to follow the guidance of the consensus to maintain the positive momentum of the development of the bilateral relations, to promote mutually beneficial cooperation.