India and China agree to stop sending more troops to frontline, refrain from changing situation on LAC
Both countries held sixth round of military-level talks to resolve the standoff between the two sides since early May
India and China on Tuesday issued a joint press release after talks were held between senior commanders of the two countries on Monday.
As per the joint press release, the two sides after the 6th round of military commander-level talks agreed to “stop sending more troops to the frontline, refrain from unilaterally changing the situation on the ground and avoid taking any actions that may complicate the situation on the border.”
The two sides also agreed to “earnestly implement the important consensus reached by the leaders of the two countries,” on the disengagement and de-escalation process on the Line of Actual Control.
They also agreed to “strengthen communication on the ground, avoid misunderstandings and misjudgments, stop sending more troops to the frontline, refrain from unilaterally changing the situation on the ground, and avoid taking any actions that may complicate the situation,” the press release stated.
Both sides that held “candid and in-depth exchanges of views on stabilizing the situation along the LAC in the India - China border areas,” also agreed to hold the 7th round of military commander-level meeting as soon as possible and “take practical measures to properly solve problems on the ground, and jointly safeguard peace and tranquility in the border area,” the joint press release said.