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China and India have agreed to resolve a border dispute that was a worrying source tension them. The past few weeks have seen tit-for-tat attacks between the world's two most populous nations. The skirmishes between the two nuclear powers took place high in the Himalayas. There have been various flashpoints the long border that divides the two countries. Chinese and Indian officials met Saturday in Ladakh, an area adjacent to the border. They agreed to "peacefully resolve" their dispute a "cordial" meeting. India's Foreign Ministry said: "Both sides agreed to peacefully resolve the situation the border areas in accordance various bilateral agreements."

The area contention is called the Line Actual Control (LAC). This was a border established 1993. It is one of the longest land borders the world. Minor conflicts have taken place along it the bloody Sino-Indian War (also known as the Indo-China War) in 1962. The glacial terrain the LAC means the physical location of the border is shifting. This has made it difficult to pinpoint what areas the craggy landscape belong to which country. China said: "This year marked the 70th anniversary the establishment of diplomatic relations the two countries, and both sides agreed that an early resolution would contribute to the further development that relationship".

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