NSA Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks on India-China standoff
NEW DELHI: In a bid to resolve the border dispute, India and China were discussing a proposal for talks between National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval held talks with Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councilor Wang Yi over 2-hours video call on Sunday evening.
According to sources, the meeting were held in a cordial and forward-looking manner.
“They had a frank & in-depth exchange of views on the recent developments in the Western Sector of the India-China border areas”, said Ministry of External Affairs officials.
“Troops along the LAC and de-escalation from India-China border areas for full restoration of peace and tranquillity. In this regard they further agreed that both sides should complete the ongoing disengagement process along the LAC expeditiously,” an external affairs ministry statement issued later said.
NSA Ajit Doval and the Chinese foreign minister Yi’s conversation is learnt to have focused on what is being described as “full and enduring restoration of peace and tranquillity” along the Line of Actual Control.
Earlier, The Galwan Valley was the site of a violent hand-to-hand clash between the two militaries on June 15- 16 that martyred 20 soldiers.