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Why Xi and Modi Should (and Shouldn’t) Meet on the Sidelines of the G20 Summit in Bali

ADEK BERRY / AFP

While much of the attention this week at the G20 summit in Bali will be on Monday’s meeting between the U.S. and Chinese presidents, in South Asia, many observers will be keeping a close watch on what happens between Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The last time the two were in the same room together at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Samarkand in September, not only did they not say one word to each other, they didn’t even exchange glances.

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