Winter here, no thaw in India-China talks, another round soon

Written by Krishn Kaushik
| New Delhi |

Updated: November 9, 2020 6:47:10 am

China has been blocking Indian soldiers at the bottleneck in the Depsang Plains from accessing Patrolling Points (PP) 10, 11, 11A, 12 and 13. (File photo)

THE DEADLOCK between India and China over the military standoff in eastern Ladakh continues, with the eighth round of meetings between senior military commanders from both sides failing to achieve any breakthrough. Both sides, however, “agreed to have another round of meetings soon”.

After the latest meeting on November 6, which was also attended by diplomats from India and China, both the governments issued a joint statement, which said that they will “push for the settlement of other outstanding issues, so as to jointly maintain peace and tranquillity in the border areas”.

The statement said the “two sides had a candid, in-depth and constructive exchange of views on disengagement along the Line of Actual Control in the Western Sector of India-China border areas”.

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It said both agreed to “earnestly implement the important consensus reached by the leaders of the two countries, ensure their frontline troops exercise restraint and avoid misunderstanding and…

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