Extracts from Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang’s Regular Press Conference on March 12, 2018
Q: Recently, the Spokesperson of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said that relations between India and China are not just important bilaterally, but also have regional and global significance. He also mentioned that India is willing to work with the Chinese side to develop bilateral relations based on commonalities, while dealing with differences on the basis of mutual respect and sensitivity to each other’s interests, concerns and aspirations. What is your comment on that?
A: We have noted these positive remarks made by the Indian side. You may also noted that Foreign Minister Wang Yi at his press conference on March 8, talked about China’s perspective on China-India ties as well as its basic stance on developing China-India relations. We stand ready to work with the Indian side, under the guidance of the important consensus reached by our leaders, to enhance political mutual trust, promote mutually beneficial cooperation, properly handle differences so as to ensure China-India relations moves forward steadily along the right track.