Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 24
India and China on Friday agreed one other assembly of the senior commanders could also be held quickly in order to work out additional steps to make sure expeditiously full disengagement and de-escalation and restoration of peace and tranquillity within the border areas.
The determination was arrived on the 17th assembly of the Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC) held on Friday.
Reviewing the scenario within the India-China border areas and the continuing disengagement course of alongside the Line of Actual Control (LAC) within the Western Sector, they agreed that early and full disengagement of the troops alongside the LAC and de-escalation from India-China border areas in accordance with bilateral settlement and protocols and full restoration of peace and tranquillity was important for easy total growth of bilateral relations.
The two sides famous that this was in accordance with the settlement reached between the 2 Special Representatives throughout their July 5 telephonic dialog, a Ministry of External Affairs assertion stated.
Both sides agreed it was needed for India and China to sincerely implement the understandings reached between Senior Commanders of their conferences until date.
The two sides additionally agreed to keep up their ongoing engagements each on the diplomatic and navy stage, together with by means of the conferences of WMCC.
The Indian delegation was led by Joint Secretary (East Asia) from the Ministry of External Affairs, whereas the Director General of the Boundary & Oceanic Department of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs led the Chinese delegation.