India and China have agreed to reduce the tension on the border after the 8th round Corps Commander’s talks amidst ongoing tension on the India-China border. A statement has been issued by both the countries. On behalf of both the countries, it has been said that we will ask to clear the misunderstanding and exercise restraint to our army.
Both sides agreed to maintain dialogue and communication through military and diplomatic channels. While advancing the discussions in this meeting, it was agreed to eliminate other disputed issues so that peace could be maintained jointly in the border areas. The two countries also agreed to hold another round of the meeting soon.
Significantly, for the last six months, tensions between the armies of the two countries have been continuing in eastern Ladakh, bordering China. On the night of 14-15 June, there was a bloody clash between the two sides in eastern Ladakh, in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed and more than 40 people of the Chinese side were also killed.