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After a Collision in Doklam, India and China Are Correcting Course

Sep 6, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
A Chinese soldier interacts with an Indian soldier at the Nathu La Pass area at the India-China border in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim.

A Chinese soldier interacts with an Indian soldier at the Nathu La Pass area at the India-China border in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim. A year after their tense military standoff over the Doklam Plateau high in the Himalayas, India and China are in the middle of resetting their relationship. 

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A year after their tense military standoff over the Doklam Plateau high in the Himalayas, India and China are in the middle of resetting their relationship. The shift began most visibly during an informal April meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan, China, where the two leaders agreed to issue "strategic guidance" to their respective militaries so a situation like Doklam doesn't arise again....

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