India, China agree on early resolution of remaining issues along LAC

India China have agreed on the need to find an early resolution to remaining issues along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Western Sector of border areas.

Earlier during the day, the 22nd meeting of the working mechanism for consultation coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC) was held.

The Indian delegation was led by Additional Secretary (East Asia) from the Ministry of External Affairs. The Director General of the Boundary & Oceanic Department of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs led the Chinese delegation.

“The two sides had a frank exchange of views on the situation along the LAC,” the ministry of external affairs said in a statement.

“Both sides agreed on the need to find an early resolution to the remaining issues along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh keeping in view the agreement reached between the two Foreign Ministers in September 2020,” it said.

The two sides agreed to maintain dialogue communication through the diplomatic military mechanisms to reach a mutually acceptable solution for complete disengagement from all friction points so as to ensure full restoration of peace tranquility to enable progress in the bilateral relations.

They also agreed that in the interim, the two sides will continue to ensure stability on the ground prevent any untoward incident.

The two sides agreed to hold the next 12th round of the senior commander-level meeting at an early date to achieve the objective of complete disengagement from all the friction points along the LAC in the Western Sector in accordance with the existing bilateral agreements protocols.

Dear Reader,

Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information commentary on developments that are of interest to you have wider political economic implications for the country the world. Your encouragement constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed updated with credible news, authoritative views incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.

We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better more relevant content. We believe in free, fair credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

Source link