Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang and discussed bilateral ties and global issues of mutual concern, as he underlined that the two countries should increase strategic coordination to tackle the common threat of terrorism.
Condemning the recent spurt of terror attacks in Paris and Mali, Modi said the menace of terrorism was the biggest challenge facing humanity.
During the meeting on the sidelines of ASEAN-India Summit here, the Prime Minister said that there was a need for the international community to eschew their political differences and unite to face this menace, External Affairs Ministry Spokesman Vikas Swarup told reporters.
Modi said that countries should put aside their political differences and came together to help the affected. He said that both India and China faced the threat of terrorism and there was a need to increase strategic coordination.