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13th round of military talks between India, China, discussion on tension in Depsang

New Delhi: India and China on Sunday (October 10) concluded the 13th round of Corps Commander-level talks with the Chinese side in Moldo at 10:30 am and ended after more than eight hours. , according to sources.

According to sources in the security establishment, India has early dissolution of troops Among the remaining friction points in eastern Ladakh in the 13th round of military talks with China. It is learned that the main focus of the Corps Commander level talks was to complete the stalled relaxation at Patrol Point 15 (PP-15).

However, no official statement has been issued so far on the talks with China at the Chushul-Moldo border point in eastern Ladakh.

India has been emphasizing that the resolution of outstanding issues in all friction points, including Depsang, is essential for overall improvement in relations between the two countries. The Indian delegation is understood to have strongly expressed this view in the 13th round of talks, emphasizing on de-escalation of tensions in Depsang.

Chief of Army Staff on Saturday (October 9) General MM Naravane Said that if the Chinese Army continues its large-scale deployment in the eastern Ladakh region, the Indian Army will also maintain its strength on its side, which he said is “as good as what the PLA has done.”

The talks between the two countries took place in the backdrop of two recent incidents of attempted incursions by Chinese troops – one in the Barahoti sector of Uttarakhand and the other in the Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh.

This was the 13th round of military talks between the two countries to address the ongoing military standoff between the two countries along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, with the 12th round of talks held on July 31.

(with agency input)

By Naveen Bharat Staff

 

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