In Pictures: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Meets His Chinese Counterpart Wei Fenghe In MoscowDefence Minister Rajnath Singh at the meeting with his Chinese counterpart (Priti Gandhi/Twitter)

Indian Defence Minister Rajanth Singh and his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe met in Moscow yesterday (4 September) to discuss their border dispute and agreed to de-escalate the situation through talks.

The two-hour meeting between the Indian and Chinese delegations, which started at 9.30 pm saw the border disputes discussed at length.

Here are a few pictures from the meeting.

Pic via Shiv Aroor
Pic via Shiv Aroor
Pic Via Rajnath Singh
Pic Via Rajnath Singh
Pic via Priti Gandhi
Pic via Priti Gandhi
Chinese defence minister (Pic via Priti Gandhi)
Chinese defence minister (Pic via Priti Gandhi)

This is the first political dialogue after the tension on the borders started.

Both the ministers are in Moscow to participate in a joint meeting of Defence Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries.

Rajnath Singh, who is accompanied by a high-level delegation including the Defence Secretary and other senior officials, had, earlier in the day, addressed the joint meeting where he stated that India is committed to the evolution of a global security architecture which will be open, transparent, inclusive, rules-based and anchored in international laws.

With Inputs From IANS

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