Source: Times of Islamabad
NEW DELHI: Armies of India and China on Tuesday held a Border Personnel Meeting during which both sides resolved to maintain peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control, besides agreeing to work on additional confidence building measures.
It was the first such meeting after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held an informal summit last week in the central Chinese city of Wuhan during which they agreed to strengthen strategic communication between the tw o sides on security-related issues.
The BPM took place in Chusul , Ladakh.
It was a ceremonial BPM and issues related to border management were discussed during the meeting, government sources said.
They said the deliberations focused on bringing down tension along the disputed borders and ways to bridge the trust deficit.
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