“India and China must work ‘hand-in-hand to ensure that the 21st century belongs to Asia.'”
– Chinese Premiere Wen Jiabao to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met to discuss the relationship between the two countries, both seeking to bridge their differences. They’ve been experiencing high tensions recently, with the Chinese angry at India for their oil exploration pact signed with Vietnam in disputed waters. Hopefully, China and India will be able work together for mutual benefit, and eventually reach an agreement to “ensure peace and tranquility”.