Indian, Chinese armies vow to maintain peace along LAC in Ladakh

Indian, Chinese armies vow to maintain peace along LAC in Ladakh
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Indian and Chinese soldiers held a meeting on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the eastern Ladakh region of J&K on Thursday and vowed to maintain peace in the sector, a defence official said

According to a defence spokesman, the Ceremonial BorderPersonnel Meeting (BPM) was held on People's Liberation Army (PLA) Day atChushul-Moldo and Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO)- Ten Wen Den (TWD) meeting points ofeastern Ladakh sector.

The Indian delegations were led by Brigadier H S Gill andColonel S S Lamba while the Chinese delegations were headed by Senior ColonelCao Guo Sheng and Colonel Shong Chen Lee respectively.

"Both the delegations interacted in a free, congenial andcordial environment. This continuing interaction between border troops of bothnations has created an environment of mutual trust and bonhomie along theborder," the spokesperson added.

The delegation parted amidst "feeling of friendship andcommitment towards enhancing the existing cordial relations and maintainingpeace along the LAC".

"Both sides also resolved to build on the mutual feeling touphold the treaties and agreements signed between the governments of the twosides to maintain peace along the LAC," he said.

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