India and China to resume bilateral counter-terror drill after last year's border spat

The annual 13-day military drill will see around 100 troops from each side taking part.
The annual 13-day military drill will see around 100 troops from each side taking part.PHOTO: AFP

NEW DELHI - India and China will on Tuesday (Dec 11) kick off a joint counter-terror 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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