China, India Agree To 'Strictly Abide' By Consensus Reached By Leaders: Statement

Senior diplomats of two nations held “candid and in-depth” talks through video convention (Representational)


China and India on Wednesday agreed to “strictly abide” by the necessary consensus reached by their leaders and a sequence of agreements, additional strengthen the confidence-building measures within the navy area and collectively safeguard peace and tranquillity within the border areas, the Chinese language international ministry stated.

The senior diplomats of the 2 nations held “candid and in-depth” talks by way of video convention to discover methods to ease the strain alongside the Line of Precise Management within the jap Ladakh area after the armies of the 2 nations clashed on June 15.

The talks had been held between Director Normal Hong Liang of the Division of Boundary and Oceanic Affairs on the Chinese language Ministry of Overseas Affairs and Joint Secretary (East Asia) on the Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) Naveen Srivastava.

“The 2 sides had a candid and in-depth change of views on the latest china-India border state of affairs and expressed to earnestly implement the necessary consensus reached by the international ministers of the 2 nations throughout their cellphone name on June 17,” a press release issued by the Ministry of Overseas Affairs stated.

The 2 sides will actively cooperate with the militaries of the 2 nations to implement the outcomes of the 2 rounds of military-level talks on June 6 and June 22. The 2 sides agreed to strengthen communication and coordination by way of navy and diplomatic channels and peacefully resolve related points in border areas by way of bilateral dialogue and session, it stated.

“The 2 sides agreed to strictly abide by the necessary consensus reached by the leaders of the 2 nations and a sequence of agreements signed by the 2 sides, additional strengthen confidence-building measures within the navy area and collectively safeguard peace and tranquility within the border areas,” the assertion stated.

The Working Mechanism for Session and Coordination on Border Affairs between China and India was additionally attended by representatives from the international affairs, defence, immigration and different departments of the 2 nations.

The talks happened two days after Chinese language and Indian armies arrived at a “mutual consensus” to “disengage” from all of the friction factors in jap Ladakh.

On June 15, the violent clashes in Galwan Valley left 20 Indian Military personnel lifeless, considerably escalating the already risky state of affairs within the area. Although Beijing has not revealed its casualty determine, the official media editorials have stated that China too suffered casualties.

The Indian and Chinese language armies are engaged within the standoff in Pangong Tso, Galwan Valley, Demchok and Daulat Beg Oldie in jap Ladakh. A large variety of Chinese language Military personnel even transgressed into the Indian facet of the de-facto border in a number of areas together with Pangong Tso.

The Indian Military has been fiercely objecting to the transgressions, and demanded their instant withdrawal for restoration of peace and tranquillity within the space. Either side held a sequence of talks in the previous few days to resolve the border row.

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