Narendra Modi, pictured in Samarkand last week, has not met Xi in person since 2020. Photo: AP
Narendra Modi, pictured in Samarkand last week, has not met Xi in person since 2020. Photo: AP

China-India relations: Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi continue to keep each other at arm’s length

  • The pair did not hold face-to-face talks at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit despite both sides pulling back troops along a disputed border
  • The deadly clash in the Galwan Valley two years ago continues to weigh on relations and Beijing is concerned by Delhi’s growing closeness to the US

Narendra Modi, pictured in Samarkand last week, has not met Xi in person since 2020. Photo: AP
Narendra Modi, pictured in Samarkand last week, has not met Xi in person since 2020. Photo: AP
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