There were plenty of photo opportunities when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) and Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the coastal town of Mamallapuram on Saturday. Photo: DPA

Xi Jinping’s trip to India and Nepal ‘was a much-needed win for China at critical time’

  • Few tangible results from Chinese president’s unofficial summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as leaders steer clear of touchy subjects
  • But trade talks commitment with New Delhi a diplomatic victory, analyst says, while Xi also shored up Kathmandu’s support for belt and road scheme
Topic |   China-India relations
There were plenty of photo opportunities when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) and Chinese President Xi Jinping visited the coastal town of Mamallapuram on Saturday. Photo: DPA
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