India-China border dispute: Pangong, Depsang on table as Corps Commanders meet today

Written by Krishn Kaushik
| New Delhi |

Updated: July 14, 2020 8:43:14 am





This will be the fourth round of discussions between the two Corps Commanders to resolve the standoff which started early May.

XIV Corps Commander Lt General Harinder Singh will hold talks Tuesday with South Xinjiang Military Region Commander Major General Liu Lin on the next phase of disengagement of troops along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh.

This will be the fourth round of discussions between the two Corps Commanders to resolve the standoff which started early May.

The meeting will start Tuesday morning at the Chushul border point with Moldo — the first two meetings took place at Moldo on the Chinese side on June 6 and June 22 while the third meeting was at Chushul. The last two meetings lasted over 12 hours each.

Top sources in the Army said the Corps Commanders will discuss modalities for further disengagement, including relocation of troops in the friction areas.

In the second stage of disengagement, the situation at Pangong Tso, sources said, will also be discussed where Chinese troops continue to be present on the Indian side of the LAC — they had come in 8 km west of Finger 8 which India says marks the LAC.

The talks, sources said,…

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