China says 'positive consensus' reached with India on border talks

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Jun 10, 2020, 06:19 PM(IST)

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Ahead of the next round of military talks scheduled to start this week, troops of India and China have disengaged on the ground at multiple locations in eastern Ladakh.

Beijing on Wednesday said that a "positive consensus" has been reached by the senior military officials of China and India over easing of the situation along the border, news agency ANI reported quoting Chinese state media.

"China and India have been effectively communicating via diplomatic and military channels over issues concerning the western sector of the China-India border, during which a positive consensus has been reached," Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying was quoted by Global Times as saying.

Ahead of the next round of military talks scheduled to start this week, troops of India and China have disengaged on the ground at multiple locations in eastern Ladakh.

The talks between the two armies are going to be held this week at multiple locations including Patroling Point 14 (Galwan area), Patrolling Point 15 and Hot Springs area, top government sources said earlier.

India and China recently held the dialogue to resolve the standoff situation in Ladakh region, particularly on the north bank of Pangong Tso lake where the Chinese People's Liberation Army has attempted to change the status quo by putting up shelters and a camp in areas under Indian control so far.

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