New Delhi: India and China have decided to withdraw troops from the Sikkim border, signalling an end to the ongoing Doklam Standoff. The breakthrough between the two nations was achieved through diplomatic talks.
Raveesh Kumar, the official spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs, tweeted the official press statement on Doklam Disengagement Understanding, that states both the countries have decided to ‘disengage’ troops. “In recent weeks, India and China maintained diplomatic communication in respect of incident at Doklam. During these communications, we were able to express our views and convey our concerns and interests,” read the official MEA statement. “On this basis, expeditious disengagement of border personnel at the face-off site at Doklam has been agreed to and is ongoing,” it added.