Assam, Nagaland to pull back forces from border
The Morning Standard|August 01, 2021
Agreement reached for withdrawal from two disputed locations
PRASANTA MAZUMDAR

DAYS after the deadly border clash between Assam and Mizoram policemen, Assam on Saturday reached an agreement to de-escalate tensions with Nagaland, another neighbouring state with which the northeastern state has an ongoing territorial dispute.

The decision was made at a meeting, held between the chief secretaries of the two states, in Nagaland’s Dimapur town was described as “historic” by the Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

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