After LAC talks with China — Way ahead is to refrain from bid to unilaterally change status quo: MEA

Written by Shubhajit Roy
| New Delhi |

Updated: September 25, 2020 7:30:55 am






The sixth meeting of the Senior Commanders of India and China took place on September 21 in Moldo. (File)

Days after India and China agreed not to engage in escalatory behaviour along the Line of Actual Control, New Delhi said that the “way ahead” will be to refrain from making any attempts to unilaterally change the status quo while the two sides continue their discussions to achieve complete disengagement in all friction areas.

Pointing out that the Senior Commanders “met after a period of nearly 50 days”, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said that the two sides have also decided to have the next meeting of Senior Commanders at the earliest. In parallel, the next meeting of the WMCC is also likely to take place soon, he said.

The sixth meeting of the Senior Commanders of India and China took place on September 21 in Moldo.

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Underlining that this was the first joint press release after any Senior Commanders’ meeting, the MEA spokesperson said, “As such, it reflects the stated commitment of both sides to disengage along the LAC…. disengagement is a complex process that requires redeployment of troops by each side towards their regular posts on…

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