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Both parties agree to maintain dialogue

There was no breakthrough in the 14th round of talks between the armies of India and China and the two sides agreed to keep in close contact and maintain dialogue to find a mutual resolution as soon as possible. acceptable of the remaining issues, according to a joint statement. .

Indian Army Chief Gen. MM Naravane said on Wednesday India hoped to resolve disengagement issues at Patrol Point 15 (Hot Springs) in eastern Ladakh in the 14th round of talks. The 14th India-China Corps Commanders Level Meeting was held at the Chushul-Moldo border meeting point on the Chinese side on Wednesday.

Representatives of defense and foreign affairs institutions from both sides attended the meeting, the joint statement said. “The two sides had a frank and in-depth exchange of views for the resolution of the relevant issues along the LAC in the western sector (Ladakh border),” he said. They agreed that the two sides should follow “the advice provided by the heads of state” and work for the resolution of the remaining problems as soon as possible, he said.

“It was noted that this would help restore peace and tranquility along the LAC in the western sector and allow progress in bilateral relations,” he said. The two sides also agreed to consolidate previous results and make effective efforts to maintain security and stability on the ground in the western sector, including during the winter, he added. “The two sides have agreed to keep in close contact and to maintain dialogue through military and diplomatic channels and to find a mutually acceptable resolution of the remaining issues as soon as possible,” he said.

The two sides agreed that the next round of commanders’ talks should take place at the earliest, the statement said. The 13th round of talks took place on October 10 last year and ended in deadlock.

(Edited by : Aditi Gautam)

First publication: STI


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