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India-China Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Dialogue

The fifth edition of the India-China Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Dialogue was held today in Beijing. The Indian delegation was led by Dr. Pankaj Sharma, Joint Secretary (Disarmament and International Security Affairs) in the Ministry of External Affairs while the Chinese delegation was led by Mr. Wang Qun, Director General of Department of Arms Control at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China.

The delegations exchanged views on various topics of mutual interest, including, developments related to disarmament and non-proliferation at multilateral forums, nuclear issues, role of science and technology in the context of international security and disarmament as well as outer space.

Both sides underlined the importance of the bilateral dialogue as an important mechanism between the two countries for consultations on important issues.

Both sides agreed to hold the sixth round of consultations in New Delhi at a mutually convenient time.

April 10, 2018