China, July 9:
The border troops of China and India have been taking effective measures in disengagement, and the two sides will hold a new round of commander-level talks, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
The overall border situation is stable and has eased, and the two sides will maintain dialogue in both diplomatic and military channels, including a new round of commander-level talks and a border issue consultation and coordination mechanism meeting, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said at a press conference.
According to Indian media, Chinese and Indian armies are expected to carry out a joint verification to assess the disengagement process.
Zhao said that he hoped that India will work with China to implement the consensus reached by the two sides with concrete actions in order to further ease and cool down the situation in the border areas.