India and China now agreed to resume joint military exercises that will lead to better relations in the field of security and confidence-building between the countries. On this, as reported by Itar-Tass, the official statement of the Indian Ministry of Defence after meeting the head of the Indian Ministry of Defence Arakkaparambil Kurian Antony and his Chinese counterpart Liang Guanglie.
The parties agreed on cooperation between the naval forces of 2-states.
Arakkaparambil Kurian Antony referred to negotiate a "very fruitful" and noted that the country's eagerness to discuss "improving relations at the border and the situation in South Asia and the Asia-Pacific region as a whole." Minister China's defense, in turn, added that the parties "have gained the necessary consensus for cooperation" and discussed the progress made by both parties.
Indian minister accepted the invitation to visit Beijing next year with a return visit.
Liang Guanglie, the first in eight years, the Chinese defense minister, who visited India. Last visit of India in the Ministry of Defence China took place in 2006