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Only a Heavily Militarized Border With China Will Keep the Peace, Says India’s External Affairs Minister

Chinese and Indian negotiators met in Beijing on March 27, 2024 as part of the ongoing dialogue over border affairs consultation and coordination. Image via Xinhua.

Chinese and Indian diplomats met in Beijing on Wednesday for the 29th round of talks aimed at defusing tensions along their disputed boundary in the Himalayas.

The only takeaway from this meeting is that the two sides are actually talking to one another, which is significant in the current environment, given that ties between the two countries have soured considerably since a 2020 border clash in the Galwan River valley.

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