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Sino-Soviet Boundary Agreement-Prelude to Sino-Indian Settlement

The parallels between the Sino-Soviet and the Sino-Indian boundary disputes are very close. Moscow and New Delhi both attempted to impose their version of the boundary on their neighbour, China. In both cases the attempt to impose settlement was pushed as far as armed conflict. Now Moscow under Gorbachev has backed away from confrontation and reversed policy. The lesson for India is clear.

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