New Delhi: In a first sign of thaw between India and China, just few days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to China, both the countries have agreed to de-esclate the tension at the Sikkim border near Doklam.
“Both the countries have agreed to expeditiously disengage their border personnel at Doklam,” Ministry of External Affairs said today.
Doklam has been at the centre of tension between the nuclear-armed nations as both the countries have been making .
“In recent weeks, India and China maintained diplomatic communication in respect of incident at Doklam,” official spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs Ravish Kumar tweeted today.
“During these communications, we were able to express our views and convey our concerns and interests,” he said.
On this basis, expeditious disengagement of border personnel at the face-off site at Doklam has been agreed to and is on-going,” he said.