India, China to resume joint anti-terror drill

Move a step forward in building trust after last year's bitter border row, say analysts

India and China will tomorrow kick off a joint counterterrorism military drill, seen as part of military diplomacy, after skipping it last year following a downturn in ties over a border dispute.

The resumption of the drill, Indian analysts said, is of symbolic importance and a step towards building trust following the fallout of last year's bitter dispute.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 10, 2018, with the headline 'India, China to resume joint anti-terror drill'. Print Edition | Subscribe