India, China Agree To Maintain Communication At Diplomatic, Military Levels To Resolve Dispute: MEA

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India, China Agree To Maintain Communication At Diplomatic, Military Levels To Resolve Dispute: MEA

ISLAMABAD-India and China on Wednesday held diplomatic talks through video conference to explore ways to ease tension along the Line of Actual Control in the Ladakh region, officials said.

Two sides agreed to maintain communication at diplomatic and military levels to resolve existing situation peacefully, the Ministry of External Affairs said.

The Ministry of External Affairs said that India emphasised that both sides should strictly respect and observe Line of Actual Control. 

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The two sides discussed in detail developments in border areas including the situation in eastern Ladakh, said the Ministry of External Affairs. 

“Indian side conveyed its concerns on recent developments in eastern Ladakh. Indian side raised the issue of violent face off in Galwan Valley on June 15,” the ministry said.

The talks were held between Joint Secretary (East Asia) in the Ministry of External Affairs Naveen Srivastava and Director General in the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Wu Jianghao.

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The two sides held their first diplomatic talks in June.

The talks were held two days after Chinese and Indian armies arrived at a "mutual consensus" to "disengage" from all the friction points in eastern Ladakh.