Extracts from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson’s Regular Pres Conference
PTI: Following last week’s foreign ministers meeting between India and China and the five-point declaration, there supposed to be follow-up meetings between the military and diplomatic channels to work out a disengagement process. Can you give us a timeline as to when these particular meetings will take place?
Wang Wenbin: Like I said in my reply to Indian correspondents yesterday, the Chinese border troops have always strictly observed the relevant agreements between the two countries and are committed to safeguarding China’s territorial sovereignty and maintaining peace and stability in the border areas. What is pressing now is that the Indian side should immediately correct its mistake, disengage on the ground as soon as possible and take concrete actions to ease the tension and lower the temperature along the border.