The EU urged China and India to de-escalate the conflict on the border

The European Union has urged China and India to exercise restraint and avoid escalation of the conflict on the border, said the EU high representative for foreign and security policy of Josep Borrell.

"India and China are important partners of the European Union and play a key role in supporting regional and global stability. We believe that the authorities of India and China will continue dialogue to find a peaceful solution to their differences. This is key to building trust, maintaining peace and stability in the region", - said in a written statement the head of EU diplomacy.

An incident between Chinese and Indian military took place in the evening of June 15 in the region of the valley Galvan in Ladakh. According to the Chinese military, on the evening of 15 June in the area of the river Galvan on the border, the Indian military is in breach, and again breached the line of actual control, deliberately carried out a provocative attack that has led to fierce collision, was wounded and killed. Chinese foreign Ministry protested and made a presentation of India in connection with a new incident on the border.

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of India stated that the collision occurred as a result of efforts of the Chinese side to unilaterally change the consensus to respect the line of actual control in the valley Galvan.