Special representatives of China and India finished their eighth
round of talks on boundary issues in Beijing on Tuesday, sources
from China's Foreign Ministry said.
The talks began on June 25. Lead negotiators were Chinese Vice
Foreign Minister Dai Bingguo and India's National Security Adviser
M. K. Narayanan.
Officials with the ministry said the special representatives
exchanged views on the framework of resolving ongoing border issues
in a friendly and frank atmosphere.
The two sides agreed to hold the next round of talks in New
Delhi. Details will be decided at a later date.
The Indian guests are in China until June 28. During their stay,
they also visited Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Chinese Foreign
Minister Li Zhaoxing also met with them.
Ministerial level border talks were initiated in New Delhi in
(Xinhua News Agency June 28, 2006)