The escalating tensions at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) had prompted Indian and Chinese officials to engage in talks to formulate a strategy to ease the situation.

The talks, which took place in Moscow between External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow, were held on the sidelines of a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meet.

The Indian Army and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army(PLA) have been locked in a tense standoff in multiple areas along the Line of Actual Control(LAC) in eastern Ladakh since early May.

At the meeting in Moscow, the officials from both countries had agreed on a five-point plan for resolving the prolonged border face-off in eastern Ladakh.

What does the five-point plan include?

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