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Necessary to ensure stability on ground: MEA on Sino-India border standoff

MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said disengagement of troops is a complex process which would require mutually agreed "reciprocal actions".

An army convoy carrying military material on its way to Ladakh amid border tension with China, at Manali-Leh highway.  Photo: PTI
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An army convoy carrying military material on its way to Ladakh amid border tension with China, at Manali-Leh highway. Photo: PTI

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Two days after its military talks with China to resolve the border standoff in eastern Ladakh, India on Thursday said the way ahead will be to refrain from making any attempts to unilaterally change the status quo while the two sides continue discussions to achieve complete disengagement in all friction areas.
 
At a virtual media briefing, Ministry of External Affairs(MEA) Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said disengagement of troops is a complex process which would require mutually agreed "reciprocal actions".
 
"Even as two sides work towards complete disengagement in all friction areas, it is at the same time also necessary

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First Published: Sep 24 2020 | 9:41 PM IST

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