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Indian, Chinese armies hold border meet in Chushul

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Army men from and today held a ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) at a Chinese garrison in Sector of eastern during which both sides reaffirmed their commitment in maintaining peace along the border, officials said.

The meeting was held at on the occasion of Chinese spring festival, they said.

"Delegations of both countries reaffirmed their commitment towards enhancing existing cordial relations and maintaining peace," said an

There are five points along the nearly 4,000 km-long Sino-border. The points are Kibithu, Bum La, Daulat Beg Oldi, and Nathu La.

Troops of and were locked in a 73-day-long standoff in Doklam last year after the Indian side stopped construction of a road in the disputed area by the Chinese Army. The face-off had began on June 16 and ended on August 28.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 21:30 IST
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