Indo-China border: NSA Ajit Doval to lead talks from July 9

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New Delhi, July 1: After 18 rounds of talks reaching a dead end, India and China are now expected to resolve the boundary dispute.

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Expressing its desire to resolve the boundary dispute, both India and China are expected to meet every three months and chalk out a solution to the problem.

The first of such meetings to be led by National Security Advisor of India, Ajit Doval will be held next week at Russia on the sidelines of the BRICS summit.

Indo-China to resolve boundary dispute

Both India and China are hopeful of a quick resolution and would want to move forward on the issue.

Fast tracking dispute resolution:

NSA, Doval will hold talks state councilor of China, Yang Jiechi on July 9 or 10. China expressed its willingness to speed up the process and find a resolution following a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to China in May. Both India and China agreed that despite having several rounds of talks there has been no resolution.

In a bid to ensure that a solution is found to the problem, both nations have now decided to engage their respective special representatives to engage in talks. The two countries have also decided that if the need be they would meet every three months and ensure that a solution is arrived at.

Both India and China have not been able to find any solution to dispute along the 4000 km Line of Actual Control. The two countries have engaged their special representatives since 2003, but there has been no brealkthrough as yet. Both countries have expressed confidence that the fresh rounds of talks involving both the special representatives will prove to be a useful exercise.

India and China have had very few face off along the border in the recent past. However they would not want this issue to linger on and would also look for a permanent solution to the problem which is being faced on the eastern and western sector.

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