India, China discuss counter-terrorism efforts

Indo Asian News Service

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India and China discussed regional and international counter-terrorism efforts during the eighth meeting of the India-China Joint Working Group on Counter-terrorism in Beijing on January 29-30, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday.

"Both sides assessed and exchanged views on regional and international counter-terrorism situation, areas of mutual concerns, including cooperation at bilateral and multilateral level," it stated.

The meeting came even as China, a member of the 1267 UN committee, continues to block India's application to ban Pakistani terrorist Masood Azhar.

--IANS

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