Key highlights
1. Modi, who held talks with his counterpart Li Keqiang, pushed for clarifying the Line of Actual Control (LAC) without "prejudice to our position on the boundary question",

2. Modi said,"a shadow of uncertainty always hangs over the sensitive areas of the border region" as "neither side knows where the LAC is in these areas".
3. Modi asked Beijing to "reconsider its approach on some issues that hold the two nations back, an apparent reference to matters like issuance of stapled visas to residents of Arunachal Pradesh over which China lays territorial claim.

4. The two sides decided to increase the number of border meeting points of their military personnel from the existing four as they underlined that maintenance of peace and tranquility on the border was an "important guarantor" for the development and continued growth of ties.

5. Modi and Li discussed a wide range of issues, including boundary dispute, trade imbalance, terrorism, investment, climate change and UN reforms, during their 90-minute talks.      

6. PM Modi noted that the bilateral agreements, protocols and border mechanisms have been helpful and said, "I have proposed resuming the process of clarifying the LAC. We can do this without prejudice to our position" on the boundary issue.
7. Modi emphasised that the border dispute should not prevent progress in India-China ties which have been "complex" in the recent decades, a sentiment shared by Li during their talks at the Great Hall of the People.

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