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China says it has agreed with India to de-escalate border situation

China says it has agreed with India to de-escalate border situation
Indian army trucks move along a highway leading to Ladakh, at Gagangeer in Kashmir’s Ganderbal district June 17, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

BEIJING, June 18: China and India have agreed to de-escalate the situation at their border as soon as possible following a clash between the their troops, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi told Indian Foreign minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar during a phone call on Wednesday that India should severely punish those responsible for the conflict and control its frontline troops, the Chinese ministry said in a statement.

China and India have blamed each other for the clash on Monday, which killed at least 20 Indian soldiers.

By Reuters

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