BRICS Summit LIVE: What happened in Modi-Xi bilateral talks?

Xiamen (China), Sep 5: It now appears that finally things are falling in right places respectively for China and India. Th ice seems to be breaking.  Days after a standoff between Indian and Chinese troops along the Sikkim sector of the international border, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the 9th BRICS Summit here.

The gestures and dialogues appear to be warm.

"India and China are each other's major neighbors, we are also two of the world's largest & emerging countries," said Pres Xi to PM Modi, adding, "China is prepared to work with India to seek guidance from the five principles of Panchsheel."

He also said that India and China were each other's major neighbors and also two of the world's largest and emerging countries:

In his opening remarks, Modi congratulated Xi for the successful execution of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) Summit here. The meeting assumes significance as it comes after the end last week of over a two-month long military stand-off at Doklam in the Sikkim section.  Earlier on Tuesday, Modi also held a bilateral meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. News24Bureau and Agencies