Indian and Chinese officials met amid strict security measures in Hyderabad House, New Delhi, Aug 19, to begin new talks on the Indo-Chinese border dispute.
LV. Hyderabad House.
SV. Mr. Mehta and Dr. Gopal
CU. Mr. Mehta.
CU. Dr. Gopal.
SV. Chinese delegation arrives and is greeted.
SV. Mr. Mehta and Mr. Chang Wen-Chin chatting.
LV. Delegates takes seats at the table.
LV. Delegates around conference table.
CU. Mr. Chang Wen-Chin PAN to Mr. Yang Kung Su and others.
LV. Conference in session.
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Background: Indian and Chinese officials met amid strict security measures in Hyderabad House, New Delhi, Aug 19, to begin new talks on the Indo-Chinese border dispute. Only one week earlier India protested to China against another alleged violation of the border.
Expected to last 6 weeks, the talks follow the earlier series in Peking last June and July. Heading the 7-man Chinese delegation is Asian Affairs Director at the Foreign Ministry Chang Wen-Chin. Leader of the Indian team - the eldest is only 42 - is 39-year-old Director of the Chinese Division at the Foreign Ministry Mr. J.S. Mehta.
The talks opened with the second item of a 4-point agenda. It relates to "the basis of boundary alignments."