Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may hold the key to moving forward from their countries’ border dispute. Photo: AFP Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may hold the key to moving forward from their countries’ border dispute. Photo: AFP
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may hold the key to moving forward from their countries’ border dispute. Photo: AFP
Shi Jiangtao
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Opinion

As I see it by Shi Jiangtao

China-India border dispute: history shows solution may lie with Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi

  • Neither side is likely to make territorial concessions in the stand-off over their Himalayan border
  • But Beijing and New Delhi have been here before, and it may require the top leaders to act, as was the case in 1987 and 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may hold the key to moving forward from their countries’ border dispute. Photo: AFP Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may hold the key to moving forward from their countries’ border dispute. Photo: AFP
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may hold the key to moving forward from their countries’ border dispute. Photo: AFP
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Shi Jiangtao

Shi Jiangtao

A former diplomat, Shi Jiangtao has worked as a China reporter at the Post for more than a decade. He's interested in political, social and environmental development in China.