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Friday, July 10, 2020, 14:01
Troops at China-India border take measures to disengage
By Mo Jingxi
Friday, July 10, 2020, 14:01 By Mo Jingxi

Chinese and Indian troops have taken measures to disengage at the Galwan Valley in the western section of the China-India boundary, Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Thursday, adding that the overall border situation is stable and improving.

Zhao said China hopes India will work together with China to implement all consensuses reached by the two nations with concrete actions and jointly de-escalate tensions in border areas

Speaking at a regular media briefing in Beijing, Zhao said the disengagement was done according to consensuses reached during previous commander-level meetings.

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"China and India will continue to maintain their dialogue and communication through military and diplomatic channels, including holding a new round of commander-level talks and a meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on China-India Border Affairs," he said.

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Zhao said China hopes India will work together with China to implement all consensuses reached by the two nations with concrete actions and jointly de-escalate tensions in border areas.

The two countries have held three rounds of commander-level talks, the latest on June 30.

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