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India, China vow to end long-running border dispute

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The Indian and Chinese premiers pledged on Monday to finally resolve a border dispute that has soured ties for decades, saying good relations between the two Asian giants were key to world peace. 

Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (left) is greeted by his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh during an official welcoming ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan (Presidential Palace), in New Delhi, on May 20, 2013. Singh says he has agreed with his Chinese counterpart to make a new push to settle a long-running border row, pledging his commitment to "peace and tranquillity".

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, making his first foreign visit since taking office, said that Beijing was determined to build up trust with New Delhi as he and a team of ministers signed a series of joint agreements with India.

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