India-China border dispute: 1993 India-China Agreement
Part of: GS-Prelims and Mains II – Indian and its neighbours; International Relations
- India accused the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of violating the 1993 agreement between India and China.
- Indian government called on China to restore “peace and tranquillity” by implementing the June 6 disengagement plan agreed to by military commanders, as peace at the border is the “basis” of the India-China bilateral relationship.
Note: Aspirants should be aware of 1993 Agreement on the Maintenance of Peace and Tranquility along the LAC.
Important value additions:
1993 Agreement on the Maintenance of Peace and Tranquility along the Line of Actual Control in the India-China Border Areas
- This agreement provides the framework for border security between the parties until final determination is made regarding border demarcation.
- The parties agree to reduce troop levels compatible with friendly and good relations between them.
- They also agree to undertake confidence building measures along the line of actual control including by providing notification of troop movements.
- They agree that the India-China boundary question shall be resolved through peaceful and friendly consultations. Neither side shall use or threaten to use force against the other by any means.