China-India border affairs meeting held in New Delhi

NEW DELHI, March 23 (Xinhua) -- The 11th round meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on China-India Border Affairs was held here on Thursday and Friday.

The Chinese delegation was led by Yi Xianliang, the director general of the Department of Boundary and Oceanic Affairs in the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, while the Indian delegation was led by Pranay Verma, the Joint Secretary (East Asia) in the Indian Ministry of External Affairs.

The two sides reviewed the recent border situation and exchanged views on border control and boosting mutual trust, among others.

They vowed to continue enhancing communication and coordination in a constructive manner, strengthen frontier defense exchange and cooperation, push forward the building of trust measures and properly handle the border issues so as to jointly maintain peace and tranquility in the border areas and create favorable conditions for the healthy and stable development of Sino-India relations.

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