China, India maintain effective communication on current border situation: Defense Spokesperson


China Military Online
Wang Xinjuan
2024-02-29 23:10:45

BEIJING, Feb. 29 -- The current border situation between China and India is generally stable, and the two sides are maintaining effective communication through diplomatic and military channels, said a Chinese defense spokesperson at a regular press conference on Thursday.

Senior Colonel Zhang Xiaogang, spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense, made the remarks in response to media query about Indian officials’ claim that “the new round of China-India Corps Commander Level Meeting did not make any progress”.

“The above statement is not true,” said Spokesperson Zhang. He stated that on February 19, China and India held the 21st round of Corps Commander Level Meeting at the Moldo-Chushul border meeting point on the Chinese side. The two sides had positive, in-depth and constructive communication on resolving the border issues of each other's concern and agreed to reach a mutually acceptable solution at an early date.

“China attaches great importance to the China-India military-to-military relations and hopes that India and China will work towards the same goal, enhance mutual trust, properly settle differences and jointly maintain peace and tranquility in the border areas,” said the spokesperson.



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