Indian, Chinese army working to schedule next round of military talks: MEA on border standoff

NEW DELHI, Oct 1 : The Indian and Chinese army are working to schedule their seventh round of talks to take steps towards “early and complete” disengagement of troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh in accordance with the existing bilateral agreement and protocols, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.

The comments by the spokesperson of the MEA came a day after the two countries held another round of diplomatic talks under the framework of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on border affairs to resolve the five-month-long military standoff in eastern Ladakh. (AGENCIES)