‘’Dance of dragon, elephant’ only correct choice for India, China’ – When Chinese president Xi Jinping makes this insightful statement in Beijing after the successful informal summit in India, the same indicates the very success of the meeting of two global readers. He stresses that this is the only option for the people of both countries for a better future. While the clashes in certain areas still exist, no other choice is left, but to admit and understand each other and march ahead, his statement indicates.
Calling for a long-term plan to develop India-China relations, Chinese President Xi Jinping who had lengthy meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chennai said bilateral differences should not be allowed to “dilute” the cooperation and the dance of the dragon and the elephant is the only “correct choice” for both sides.
A lengthy report published by the state-run Xinhua news agency on Saturday on the two days of talks between Modi and Xi at Mamallapuram said the two leaders had a candid and in-depth exchange of views on China-India relations and the president said, “We should carefully handle issues concerning each other’s core interests. We should properly manage and control problems that cannot be solved for the time being.”
The two leaders also discussed major international and regional issues of common interest in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, it said. Xi also pointed out that since his successful meeting with Modi in Wuhan last year, China-India relations have entered a new stage of sound and stable development, and the positive effects of the meeting are constantly emerging.
The report once again proves the efficiency of PM Modi as an expert in the diplomatic relationships which we have seen throughout his term as a prime minister of India. The world is ready to invest in India, the government is prepared to welcome them, there are no times better than now for India to take a major leap towards its future! Yes, India is emerging!