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China: Putting the border issue in the right position in ties | India News


NEW DELHI: Asking India to take into account the general interests of the “long-term” development of China-India relations, China reiterated on Wednesday that the border issue be placed in a proper position in bilateral relations.
The comment from the Chinese Foreign Ministry was in response to questions about the Indian ambassador to China, Vikram Misri’s comment that there was a tendency to sweep the border issue under the rug. Misri had also said that it was necessary to respect the concerns and sensibilities of others.
“We hope that the Indian side will work with China to meet halfway, take into account the general interests of the long-term development of China-India relations, place the border issue in a proper position in bilateral relations and carry to China to India’s relations return to the path of solid and steady development, “said spokesman Wang Wenbin, adding that China’s position on the issue of the China-India border was consistent and clear.
When asked about the pending disconnection in the remaining areas, the official said India should “appreciate the hard-won de-escalation of the situation” in the border areas and advocate for peace and quiet in the border areas with actions. concrete. He said China was committed to maintaining peace and stability in border areas and firmly safeguarding sovereignty and national territorial security.
“Recently, China and India have been in close communication through diplomatic and military channels. On the basis of realizing the disconnect in the Galwan Valley and Pangong Lake area, the two sides have had a sincere and in-depth exchange of views on promoting the solution of the remaining problems in the western sector of the border. between China and India, “said Wang.
In his recent speech at the India-China dialogue forum, Misri had said that the importance of the consensus reached between the leaders of the two countries to maintain peace throughout LAC cannot be “swept under the rug” and called for the complete withdrawal of troops in Eastern Ladakh to rebuild bilateral ties strained by “serious incidents”.

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