2 weeks China, India end border tension Manilatimes |World
BaEIJING: The joint statement and five-point consensus reached by both Chinese and Indian foreign ministers on Friday marked a substantial step in cooling down the current border situation, exceeding the expectations of most international observers and creating favorable conditions for a possible future meeting between the leaders of the two countries, Chinese experts told the Global Times. The successful implementation of the joint statement, however, depends on whether the Indian side can truly keep its word. Given the country’s history, it is possible that the joint statement will end up as merely “paper talk,” they warned. China’s State Councilor ... more