India, China focus on LAC stand-off in 12-hour-long Corps Commander-level talks

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Indian and Chinese militaries on Tuesday (June 30) held an over 12-hour Corps Commander-level talks with the main focus being on defining the main points of disengagement of troops from numerous standoff factors in Ladakh. The was the third spherical of Corps Commander-level talks between the 2 nations to resolve the continued tensions on the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

The talks between the commander of the Leh-based 14 Corps Lieutenant General Harinder Singh and commander of the South Xinjiang navy area Major General Liu Lin befell at the same time as as tensions proceed between India and China after the violent face-off between Indian and Chinese troops on June 15 which resulted within the martyrdom of 20 Indian troopers.

“There are four pockets of friction right now,” sources instructed Zee Media.

It could also be recalled that either side had agreed on disengagement after the assembly of corps commander on June 6 however China tried to unilaterally change the state of affairs on the bottom which led to the violent face-off between the forces of the 2 nations on June 15 in Galwan Valley.

“Concentration and mobilisation of troops continues and hasn’t shown signs of abating,” sources mentioned, highlighting that it will likely be “a long haul, well into the winter”.

The 2nd spherical of corps commander meet occurred on June 22 however it additionally failed to scale back the stress between the 2 nations. Diplomatic talks are additionally anticipated to occur quickly. During the 15th spherical of Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China Border Affairs final week, either side agreed to take care of communication each at diplomatic and navy stage below the framework of WMCC to resolve the present state of affairs peacefully.