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India-China ties moving to new level

Posted by seumasach on December 4, 2018

“To my mind, Putin felt encouraged to sense that the time has come for the realization of what Russian pundits often call the “Primakov’s Triangle”. (The idea of a Russia-India-China format was first propounded in 1998 by the legendary Russian strategist and then foreign minister Evgeniy Primakov but both China and India had reservations about it.)”

M.K.Bhadrakumar

Indian Punchline

3rd December, 201§8

The G20 in Argentina last weekend turned out to be of great significance for India-China relations. On the sidelines of the event, PM Modi and President Xi Jinping had occasion to interact thrice – one bilateral meeting and a second meeting of BRICS leaders were scheduled in advance and then, lo and behold, Russian President Vladimir Putin sprang a huge surprise on his Indian and Chinese colleagues by initiating a summit meeting in the Russia-India-China (RIC) format.

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