Indian, Chinese Armies Vow To Maintain Peace Along Line of Actual Control

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3:30 pm 2 Aug, 2016

The armies of India and China have decided to uphold the treaties and agreements signed between the two neighbours to maintain peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

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The move comes amidst the growing tensions between the armies of India and China due to Chinese People’s Liberation Army’s transgression in Barahoti area of Uttarakhand.

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Map of Eastern Ladakh strategicstudyindia

A defence spokesperson said both the sides sought to build on the mutual feeling to uphold the treaties and agreement signed between the governments of the two sides to maintain peace and tranquility along the LAC.

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Indian and Chinese soldiers reddit

He said two Ceremonial Border Personnel Meetings (BPM) on the occasion of Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) day were held at Chinese BPM hut in Moldo and TWD Garrison in Chushul Sector of Eastern Ladakh.

At both the locations, the delegations interacted in a “free, congenial and cordial environment,” the spokesman said.


“The meetings were marked by saluting the National flag of China by members of both the delegations. This was followed by the ceremonial address by the delegation leaders,” he said.

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Both sides also agreed to adhere to “peaceful negotiations” to settle the vexed border issue and reach a “fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable solution”.

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