China Confirms De-Escalation In Ladakh, Says 'Talks With India Will Continue'

Sources have also said that the Chinese have moved back 1-2 km from locations where disengagement was agreed upon. However, heavy-armoured Chinese vehicles are still present in forward areas at Galwan and the Indian Army continues to monitor the situation.

Ladakh   |   7 July 2020 11:12 AM GMT / Updated : 2020-07-28T13:54:48+05:30
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China Confirms De-Escalation In Ladakh, Says Talks With India Will Continue

Beijing on July 6 confirmed that the Chinese and Indian troops held Corps Commander-level talks and will continue talks to de-escalate tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

Earlier, it was reported that disengagement with the Chinese Army has started as per talks between the two Corps Commanders that focused on dis-engagement. The Chinese are removing tents and structures at Patrol Point 14, the site where the bloody Galwan Valley face-off took place on June 15.

Rearward movement of vehicles of the Chinese Army is also seen Galwan, Hotsprings & Gogra, The Republic reported.

Sources have also said that the Chinese have moved back 1-2 km from locations where disengagement was agreed upon. However, heavy-armoured Chinese vehicles are still present in forward areas at Galwan and the Indian Army continues to monitor the situation.

The Indian and Chinese armies have been locked in a standoff in multiple locations in eastern Ladakh for the past seven weeks. The tension escalated on June 15 after 20 Indian soldiers were killed in action in a violent clash in Galwan Valley. The Chinese side also suffered casualties but it is yet to reveal details.

Also Read: India-China Standoff: Chinese Army Pulls Back From Galwan Valley

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