India and China have agreed to peacefully resolve the situation in border areas in accordance with various bilateral agreements and keeping in view agreement between the leaders that peace and tranquility in India-China border regions are essential for the overall development of bilateral relations. External Affairs Ministry said in a statement that a meeting between the Corps Commander based in Leh and the Chinese Commander was held yesterday in a cordial and positive atmosphere. They agreed to continue the military and diplomatic engagements to resolve the situation and to ensure peace and tranquility in the border areas. Earlier on Friday, Foreign Ministry officials of both nations reviewed the overall scenario of bilateral relations. Joint Secretary (East Asia) in Ministry of External Affairs Naveen Srivastava held talks with Wu Jianghao, Director General in the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs through video conference. They agreed that peaceful, stable, and balanced relations between India and China will be a positive factor for stability in the current global situation. In recent weeks, India and China have maintained communications through established diplomatic and military channels to address the situation in areas along the India-China border.
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