India, China vow to fight terror, transnational crime

India and China vowed to deepen their bilateral cooperation in combating terrorism and fighting transnational crime.

The breakthrough was achieved after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh held talks with Meng Jianzhu, head of the Commission for Political and Legal Affairs (CPLA) of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on a wide range of issues.

Following issues were discussed

  • India and China should enhance their bilateral cooperation to combat terrorism and fight transnational crime.
  • Both countries should coordinate to improve border entry and exit administration in order to facilitate people’s travel and promote stability in the region.
  • Indian is willing to deepen its bilateral cooperation with Chinese law enforcers to strengthen their relations.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is on a six-day official visit to China and is the first Indian Home Minister to visit China in a decade. Last Home Minister who had visited China in 2005 was Shivraj Patil.

Rajnath Singh’s visit to China comes in the backdrop of steady improvement of relations between both nations while they are seeking to streamline mechanisms to address the vexed border dispute.

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