India and China on verge of border security pact

China and India are collaborating on a formal agreement to improve border security and help prevent disputes between its armed forces. China has sent a draft of the Border Defence Cooperation Agreement to India, which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to sign during his visit to Beijing in October. There has been a territorial dispute between the two countries since the Sino-India War in 1962 where a 4000 km border, known as the Line of Actual Control, divides India and China. The ne...
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