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We must make mutual compromises on Arunachal: China to India

Ajay Kaul in New Delhi | November 15, 2006 15:10 IST

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As India prepares to receive President Hu Jintao next week, China on Wednesday said the two countries must make "mutual compromises" on the "disputed" issue of Arunachal Pradesh and that it was ready to do so.

The two countries, through "friendly consultations", can arrive at a "mutually-acceptable and mutually-satisfactory" solution to the issue "left over from history," Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Yuxi told PTI in an interview in New Delhi.

Insisting that Arunachal is a "disputed area", Yuxi said there needs to be discussions on it.

"We must make mutual compromises (on Arunachal). We are ready to make compromises on that," he said, just five days ahead of Hu's maiden four-day visit.

Beijing claims that entire Arunachal Pradesh is "Chinese territory".

When referred to External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's remark on Tuesday that Arunachal is an integral part of India, the Chinese envoy said, "If you want to know that (about dispute), you can compare maps of the two countries. There are differences. So that is why we call it disputed area and (that) needs some discussions."

He said there should be "some give and take" on the issue and that it was for negotiators of the two countries to ascertain where to make compromises.

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