Next Corps Commander talks to focus on Pangong, Depsang

Written by Sushant Singh
| New Delhi |

Updated: July 11, 2020 7:33:51 am





Unlike Galwan, Hot Springs and Gogra where the two armies did not historically dispute the LAC on the ground, both the sides disagree on where the LAC passes at Pangong and Depsang.

The next round of military talks between India and China at the level of the Corps Commander will focus on disengagement by both sides at Pangong Tso and Depsang, the two areas where the location of the Line of Actual Control is disputed by both countries.

An Army officer told The Indian Express that the next round of talks at the level of Corps Commander will be held within the next three to four days. It was facilitated by the WMCC meeting between the two countries on Friday, and could be held as soon as both sides provide confirmation on the hotline.

Even the previous Corps Commander-level talks on June 30 were preceded by a WMCC meeting. The officer said the Corps Commander talks will cover broader disengagement at all friction points on the LAC, but the focus of discussions will be on the Pangong lake area and the Depsang plains.

Unlike Galwan, Hot Springs and Gogra where the two armies did not historically dispute the LAC on the ground, both the sides disagree on where the LAC passes at Pangong and Depsang.

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