India, China pull back from the brink

Indian and Chinese troops at a Himalayan mountain border outpost. Image: AFP MUMBAI – A three-hour meeting between foreign ministers of India and China has pulled the two countries back from the brink of conflict over their border, at least for now.

The two most populous and nuclear-armed countries agreed to ease tension, disengage, ensure a safe distance between troops and continue dialogue to prevent any action that could lead to escalation.

Foreign Minister of India Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and China’s Wang Yi met on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization annual meeting in Moscow. Some foreign policy experts say the […]

Source: asiatimes.com

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