Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and Chinese Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe had talked about the critical situation at Ladakh Border.
Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar and Indian Ambassador to Russia D B Venkatesh Varma took part in the talks that began at around 9:30 pm Hotel in Moscow.
“The meeting was between Rajnathsingh and Chinese Defence Minister, General Wei Fenghe in Moscow. The meeting lasted for 2 hours and 20 minutes,” Singh’s office tweeted.
Mr. Singh is on a three-day visit to Russia for the combined meeting of Defence Ministers of the SCO, Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Member States in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of victory in the Second World War.
Addressing the meeting, Mr. Singh emphasised that “peaceful, stable and secure region of SCO member states, home to over 40% of the global population, demands a climate of trust and cooperation, non-aggression, respect for international rules, sensitivity to each other’s interest and peaceful resolution of differences.”
Singh also said that the two sides should avoid taking measures that may complicate the situation.