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India, China hold parleys on Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)

New Delhi [India], Sept. 13: India and China on Tuesday held talks on issues of mutual interest in the area of disarmament and non-proliferation, including New Delhi's membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

A Chinese delegation led by Director General Wang Qun of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs met with an Indian delegation led by Amandeep Singh Gill, Joint Secretary (Disarmament and International Security) in New Delhi, a statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.

The statement added that the discussions between the two were candid, pragmatic and substantive and the two sides agreed to meet for the next round on a mutually convenient date.

The meeting was the follow up of the talks held and agreed by Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on August 13. (ANI)