Bhutan to speed up border talks, says China

China has said its MoU with Bhutan will make a “meaningful contribution” to speed up the border talks and establishment of diplomatic ties with Thimphu.

The two countries on October 14 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for expediting the China-Bhutan boundary negotiation in Beijing and Thimphu via video link.

China's Assistant Foreign Minister Wu Jianghao, who signed the pact, said he “believed that the MoU signed would make a meaningful contribution to speeding up the negotiation on demarcation and promoting the process of establishing diplomatic ties between the two countries”.