Indian, Chinese armies celebrate R-Day

Tricolor was unfurled at the beginning of the meeting and both Chinese and Indian delegations saluted the the national flag.

Srinagar: A border personnel meeting was
held between armies of India and China at Chushul in Ladakh
region of Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday to celebrate the Republic
Day.

The Tricolor was unfurled at the beginning of the
meeting and both Chinese and Indian delegations saluted the
the national flag, a defense spokesman said.

and camaraderie with both sides exchanging greetings, he said.

The Chinese side, led by Senior Colonel Fan Jun, was
received by Brigadier Y K Joshi, the spokesman said.

He said both sides agreed to maintain peace, stability
and tranquility in the region in consonance with the Border
Peace and Tranquility Agreement.

At the end of the meeting both delegations saluted
the tricolor and the Chinese delegation was escorted back to
the Line of Actual Control," the spokesman said.

India and China signed the Peace and Tranquility
Agreement in 1993 and Confidence Building Measures in 1996.
Border personnel meetings in Eastern Ladakh sector are
held six times a year between Indian and Chinese military
delegations.

PTI

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