Chinese foreign minister visits India

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Trade tops the agenda as China’s foreign minister Wang Yi meets India’s new prime minister Narendra Modi. Wang Yi is on a two-day visit to New Delhi for the first high-level talks, since Modi became the Prime minister last month. Wang met Sunday with India’s foreign minister Sushma Swaraj, to discuss expanding economic ties, including the establishment of industrial parks in India.

Wang praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, which took power late last month, for its “sincerity and enthusiasm” in immediately reaching out to China and other countries, according to an interview published Sunday in a newspaper.

“India was a cradle of splendid ancient civilization, and I am glad to see this country gaining new vigor and vitality,” Wang said. “The international community, impressed by the great opportunities in India, is full of confidence in the future of the country.”

CCTV’s Shweta Bajaj reports on minister Wang Yi’s visit to India.

Chinese foreign minister visits India

Chinese foreign minister visits India

Trade tops the agenda as China's foreign minister Wang Yi meets India's new prime minister Narendra Modi. Wang Yi is on a two-day visit to New Delhi for the first high-level talks, since Modi became the Prime minister last month. Wang met Sunday with India's foreign" minister Sushma Swaraj, to discuss expanding economic ties, including the establishment of industrial parks in India. CCTV's Shweta Bajaj has details.