India, China Foreign Ministers agree to ease border tensions at LAC!
Amidst growing India, China border tension, both countries have come out with a joint statement agreeing to ease of tensions.
The five-point statement will “guide their approach to the current situation”, top Indian government sources told WION.
Both India and China agreed that border troops of both sides should continue their dialogue, maintain proper distance and ease tensions.
The statement comes after India’s External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a meet for over 2-hours in Moscow on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Foreign Ministers’ meet.
Both countries recalled the “consensus of the leaders” agreed in the informal Wuhan summit and Chennai connect summits of 2018 and 2019, they further clarified that both will not allow “differences to become disputes” and “the current situation in the border areas is not in the interest of either side.”
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