China, India hold 6th commander-level talks

China Military Online
Li Jiayao
2020-09-23 01:14:45
Senior Colonel Wu Qian, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), answers reporters' questions at a regular press conference on August 27, 2020. (Photo:

BEIJING, Sept. 22 -- China and India held the sixth commander-level talks at the border personnel meeting point in Moldo on September 21, and the two sides made a joint press release after consultation, said Senior Colonel Wu Qian, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense on Tuesday.

The press release said that Chinese and Indian militaries held the sixth commander-level talks on September 21, the two sides had a candid and in-depth exchange of views on stabilizing the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in China-India border.

According the press release, the two militaries agreed to earnestly implement the important consensus reached by leaders of the two countries, strengthen in-place communication and contact, avoid misunderstanding and miscalculation, stop adding troops to the frontline, and refrain from changing the in-place situation unilaterally and taking any actions that may complicate the situation.

The two sides also agreed to hold the seventh commander-level talks as soon as possible, take practical measures to properly handle in-place issues and jointly maintain peace and tranquility in the border areas, said the press release.

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