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India-China border dispute: 1993 India-China Agreement

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  • June 26, 2020
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India-China border dispute: 1993 India-China Agreement

Part of: GS-Prelims and Mains II – Indian and its neighbours; International Relations

In news:

  • 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.

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