India and China have agreed to hold the next round of Senior Military Commander-level talks at some point soon to withdraw from all conflict zones in eastern Ladakh to bring normalcy in bilateral relations. process can be completed. The Ministry of External Affairs gave this information on Tuesday. According to the statement of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the two sides met on 31 May under the Working Framework for Discussion and Coordination on India-China Border Affairs, in which the two sides discussed the India-China border with the Line of Actual Control (LAC). Reviewed the situation in the western sector of the border area.
After the diplomatic level talks between the two sides, the ministry said, “Both sides exchanged views on the current situation in the area of Western Sector along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh.” It said that they agreed that in accordance with the instructions of the two foreign ministers, the two sides should continue discussions through diplomatic and military means to find an early resolution of the remaining issues related to the LAC so that normalcy is restored in bilateral relations. can be done.
According to the ministry, the two sides agreed to hold the 16th round of senior military commander-level talks at an early date in order to create conditions for normalization of bilateral ties under the current bilateral agreement and protocol in conflict zones in eastern Ladakh. To complete the process of withdrawal from all areas. It is worth noting that Eastern Ladakh is officially referred to as the Western Sector.