ndia and China on Friday agreed to continue work towards ensuring complete disengagement of troops in along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said, “The two sides agreed that based on the guidance provided by senior leaders and the agreements reached between the two foreign ministers and special representatives, they would continue to work towards ensuring complete disengagement in all friction points along the LAC in the Western sector at the earliest.”
The MEA said the two sides reviewed the developments along the LAC since the last round of the WMCC talks held on September 30.
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“The two sides noted that the seventh and eighth rounds of senior commanders meetings held on October 12 and November 6 respectively had in-depth discussions in this regard and that these discussions had also contributed to ensuring stability on the ground,” the MEA said.
“They agreed that the next round of senior commanders meeting should be held at an early date so that both sides can work towards early and complete disengagement of troops along the LAC in accordance with the existing bilateral agreements and protocols, and fully restore peace and tranquillity,” it said.