SCO Summit 2022: Chinese foreign ministry declines to say if Xi Jinping will meet Modi & Putin

Posted by Ankit Sharma | Sep 13, 2022

Chinese foreign ministry, today, again refused to comment on a possible meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Uzbekistan next week.

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) regional security bloc summit will take in Uzbekistan from 15-16 September, where Indian PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and others will take part.

Earlier on 9 September, on asking if India and China are in contact with a potential Modi-Xi meeting outside of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said, “I have no information to offer at this moment”.

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation comprises eight nations: China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India, and Pakistan. Its headquarter is in Beijing.

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