Vijay Gokhale also said President Jinping invited PMModi to C hina for the next India-China summit.
The Kashmir issue was not discussed during the one-on-one talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said on Saturday.
Addressing a press a conference after the second Modi-Xi informal summit wrapped up, the foreign Secretary said, “This [Kashmir] issue was not raised and not discussed. Our position is anyways very clear that this is an internal matter of India.”
However, Modi and Xi agreed that both countries should work together to deal with challenge of terrorism, he said.
Vijay Gokhale also said President Jinping invited PM Modi to China for the next India-China summit.
“PM Modi has accepted the invitation. Dates will be worked out later,” he added.
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