3 weeks India, China agree to disengage thousands of border troops Inquirer
NEW DELHI --- The Indian and Chinese foreign ministers agreed their troops should disengage from a tense border standoff, maintain proper distance and ease tensions in the cold-desert Ladakh region where the two sides had their deadliest clash in decades in June. India's S. Jaishankar and China's Wang Yi met in the Russian capital on Thursday night and concurred that "the current situation in the border areas is not in the interest of either side," according to the joint statement issued Friday. Since last week, the Asian giants have accused each other of sending soldiers into the rival's territory and ... more