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Distrust : India Foils China’s Attempt To Violate Consensus At Pangong Tso Lake And Change Status Quo

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The cold ties between India and China continues post Galwan clash. According to latest news reports coming in , PLA troops violated the previous consensus arrived at during military & diplomatic engagements during an ongoing standoff in Eastern Ladakh and carried out provocative military movements to change the status quo.

According to CNN- IBN report, Indian and Chinese troops have been engaged in a bitter standoff in several areas along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh for over three-and-half months. India has been insisting that China must withdraw its forces from areas between Finger Four and Eight. The mountain spurs in the area are referred to as Fingers.

“On the night of 29/30 August, PLA (People’s Liberation Army) troops violated the previous consensus arrived at during the military and diplomatic engagements during an ongoing standoff in Eastern Ladakh and carried out provocative military movements to change the status quo,” Colonel Aman Anand, PRO, Army, said in report by ANI.

“Indian troops pre-empted this PLA activity on the Southern Bank of Pangong Tso Lake, undertook measures to strengthen our positions and thwart Chinese intentions to unilaterally change facts on ground. The Indian Army is committed to maintaining peace and tranquility through dialogue, but is also equally determined to protect its territorial integrity. A Brigade Commander level Flag Meeting is in progress at Chushul to resolve the issues,” the army said in the statement.

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