A meeting of G20 foreign ministers has been held in Bali. Meanwhile, a bilateral meeting between the Foreign Ministers of India and China was also held. External Affairs Minister of India S. Jaishankar discussed issues including the Ladakh border with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
During the meeting in Bali, Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi agreed to resolve the ongoing disputes between the two countries peacefully. India demanded immediate resolution of the LAC border dispute. In this regard, the Chinese Foreign Minister expressed readiness to reach a compromise by holding a next level meeting between the military officials of the two countries. During the hour-long meeting, the Foreign Ministers of the two countries discussed ways to resolve the dispute through mutual cooperation, respect and sensitivity.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi expressed readiness to hold a meeting between the next military officials to resolve the dispute over eastern Ladakh. The Indian External Affairs Minister called for enhanced cooperation between the two countries in other areas by immediately resolving bilateral issues. Mutual cooperation will not grow until the burning issue is resolved. Apart from this, Jaishankar also raised the issue of Indian students who could not resume their studies after the Coronation period. China had promised to reduce the matter.
The situation on the border between the two countries is stable, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said after the meeting.