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India-China border standoff resolved: Sushma Swaraj

India-China border standoff resolved: Sushma SwarajNew York - India and China have resolved the standoff at the Ladakh border, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Thursday.

The withdrawal of troops will begin on Friday and be completed by September 30, Swaraj said, describing the resolution of the issue as a "big accomplishment”.

"I am happy to tell you that both nations have sat down and resolved the (border standoff) issue. Timelines have been decided," Swaraj told Indian reporters in New York after her meeting with the IBSA Foreign Ministers on the sidelines of the ongoing UN General Assembly session.

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