After the 7th round of Senior Commanders meeting, both India and China agreed “not to turn differences into disputes”.

According to a joint press release issued by the defence ministry on Tuesday, “both sides agreed to earnestly implement the important understandings reached by the leaders of the two countries, not to turn differences into disputes, and jointly safeguard peace and tranquility in the border areas”.

The 7th round of Senior Commanders meeting of India and China was held in Chushul.

“The two sides had a sincere, in-depth and constructive exchange of views on disengagement along the Line of Actual Control in the Western Sector of India-China border areas,” said the statement.

They were of the view that these discussions were positive, constructive and had enhanced understanding of each other’s positions, it added.

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The Senior Indian and Chinese Commanders met for the seventh time on Monday to discuss the ongoing military standoff in eastern Ladakh, which started in early May.

According to media reports, the meeting started at noon and lasted till late evening.

Meanwhile, Lt Gen MV Suchindra Kumar took over as the General Officer Commanding of the prestigious White Knight Corps from Lt Gen Harsha Gupta.

Lt Gen MV Suchindra exhorted all ranks to continue working with utmost zeal and enthusiasm.

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