Crucial meeting held on Indo China Border affairs

New Delhi: The 29th meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China Border Affairs was held. During the meeting held in Beijing on Wednesday, both sides discussed complete disengagement of troops from the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and resolving remaining issues.

The Ministry of External Affairs gave this information in an official statement on Thursday. Joint Secretary (East Asia) of the Ministry of External Affairs led the Indian delegation, while the Chinese delegation was led by the Director General of the Border and Oceans Department of the Chinese Foreign Ministry.

According to the Ministry of External Affairs, the two sides had an in-depth exchange of views on complete disengagement of troops along the Line of Actual Control in the western sector of the India-China border areas and resolving outstanding issues.

Finally, both sides agreed on the need to maintain regular contacts through diplomatic and military channels and maintain peace and tranquility on the ground in the border areas in accordance with existing bilateral agreements and protocols.

Recently, the 21st round of India-China Corps Commander level meeting was held at Chushul-Moldo Border Meeting Point, in which both sides emphasized on restoration of peace. During the meeting, India and China agreed to resolve the border standoff in eastern Ladakh while expressing their commitment to maintain peace at the ground level in the border areas.


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