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Xi-Modi Talks in Joburg Sparks New Optimism About Improving Ties With India

HEADLINE TRANSLATION: Why was the summit meeting between India and China so important?

Reactions in China to last week’s brief conversation between President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were far more upbeat than those in India.

To be sure, there was nowhere near as much commentary about the meeting in the Chinese media as there was in India, where the Xi-Modi get-together sparked an explosion of coverage in the press and online.

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