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By the summer ofhowever, both sides had backed away from conflict and denied military clashes had taken place. A warming trend in relations was facilitated by Rajiv Gandhi 's visit to China in December India and the People's Republic of China agreed to achieve a "fair and reasonable settlement while seeking a mutually acceptable solution" to the border dispute.
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Rajiv Gandhi signed bilateral agreements on science and technology co-operation, establish direct air links, and on cultural exchanges. The two sides also agreed to hold annual diplomatic consultations between foreign ministers, set up a joint committee on economic and scientific co-operation, and a joint working group on the boundary issue. The latter group was to be led by the Indian foreign secretary and the Chinese vice minister of foreign affairs. Progress was also made in reducing tensions on the border via mutual troop reductions, regular meetings of local military commanders, and advance notification about military exercises.
Consulates reopened in Bombay Mumbai and Shanghai in December InThe sixth-round of the joint working group talks was held in New Delhi but resulted in only minor developments.
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Prime Minister Narasimha Rao and Premier Li Peng signed a border agreement dealing with cross-border trade, cooperation on environmental issues e.
PollutionAnimal extinctionGlobal Warmingetc. A senior-level Chinese military delegation made a goodwill visit to India in December aimed at "fostering confidence-building measures between the defence forces of the two countries. In JanuaryBeijing announced that it not only favored a negotiated solution on Kashmir, but also opposed any form of independence for the region.
Talks were held in New Delhi in February aimed at confirming established "confidence-building measures", discussing clarification of the "line of actual control", reduction of armed forces along the line, and prior information about forthcoming military exercises.
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China's hope for settlement of the boundary issue was reiterated. Talks were held in Beijing in July and in New Delhi in August to improve border security, combat cross-border crimes and on additional troop withdrawals from the border.
These talks further reduced tensions. The Centre serves as the representative office of the Republic of China Taiwan and is the counterpart of the India-Taipei Association located in Taiwan. Both institutions share the goal of improving India-ROC relations, which have been strained since New Delhi's recognition of Beijing in Sino-Indian relations hit a low point in following India's nuclear tests.
InChina was one of the strongest international critics of India's nuclear tests and entry into the nuclear club. During the Kargil War China voiced support for Pakistan, but also counseled Pakistan to withdraw its forces.
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Nathu La was re-opened in following numerous bilateral trade agreements. The public association of government figures with functionaries of the Tibet government in exile which India does not recognise came to an end. China, for its part, welcomed India into the Shanghai Cooperation Organisationoffered a few trade concessions and projected a more benign and congruent relationship even though in substance, the relationship remains adversarial.
It continues to seek enhanced influence in Nepal and is maintaining pressure on Bhutan to settle the boundary on terms it has already offered, exchange embassies and open border trade. India is yet to articulate an effective neighbourhood policy which draws on substantive and long-term leverage and economic inter-dependency. This remains a structural constraint. In the Indian OceanChinese naval presence, its establishment of base facilities or logistical hubs across the littoral, mean that there are now many more potential points of contention with India.
So where does the Wuhan spirit fit into all this? This has given India a tactical opening and it is to the credit of our foreign policy managers that they have taken advantage of it. As long as its tactical nature and hence, ephemerality is recognised, having greater room for manoeuvre is welcome.
The more enduring challenges remain and only a sustained effort to reduce the asymmetry of power with China will enable their resolution. India did well to retain its equities in its relationship with Iran, going ahead with the strategically important Chahbahar port.
It has kept Russia in a relatively benign mood through the purchase of the S missile system while fending off US sanctions by leveraging its growing defence hardware relationship with the US and in expanding maritime cooperation in the Indo-Pacificthe most important theatre for the US.
Mukherjee was given the rare honour of addressing the Knesset. He met his Israeli counterpart Uri Arielwhere the discussion concerned about collaborative opportunities in agriculture between both the countries. He spent the last day of his visit in Mumbai paying homage to the victims of the Mumbai attacks, and meeting with the Indian Jewish community.
Rivlin told The Jerusalem Post"They assure us that when the time will come they will never, never, ever let anyone [act against] the existence of Israel. It was noted that Prime Minister Modi did not visit Palestine during the trip, breaking from convention. The Indian media described the move as the "dehyphenation" of India's relations with the two states.
Among his efforts to woo the Indian diaspora, he announced OCI Overseas Citizens of India cards for those Indian Jews as well who have completed their compulsory military service in the Israel Defense Force and also pledged the construction of a major Indian cultural centre in Tel Aviv. This visit was the first since the visit of Ariel Sharon to India. Netanyahu, accompanied by a member delegation, the largest that has ever accompanied a visiting Israeli premier, wants to increase exports to India by 25 percent over the three years.
Military and strategic ties[ edit ] 10th President of Israel middle and Chief of General Staff of the Israel Defense Forces Gadi Eizenkot with Prime minister Narendra Modi New Delhi found in the Defense industry of Israel a useful source of weapons, one that could supply it with advanced military technology.
The rise of Islamic extremist terrorism in both nations has generated a strong strategic alliance between the two. Weizman negotiated the first weapons deal between the two nations, involving the purchase of Barak 1 vertically-launched surface-to-air SAM missiles from Israel.
The Barak-1 has the ability to intercept anti-ship missiles such as the Harpoon. Due to the great importance of maritime trade to the Israeli economy it thus sees the potential of establishing a logistical infrastructure in the Indian Ocean with the help of the Indian Navy. IAI is developing the Barak 8 missile for the Indian Navy and Indian Air Force which is capable of protecting sea vessels and ground facilities from aircraft and cruise missiles.
The missile has a range of over 70 kilometres.