New Delhi: Days after the Galwan Clash through which 20 soldeiers of the Indian Army have been killed, India and China on Monday have agreed to carry the third spherical of Corps Commander-level talks on Tuesday at 10:30 am in Chushul in Ladakh. Also Read – Amid Ladakh Standoff, India Likely to Get First Batch of 6 Rafale Jets by July-end
Prior to this, the primary two rounds of talks have been held in Moldo on Chinese aspect of the Line of Actual Control. Also Read – Ladakh Standoff: India, China to Hold Weekly Talks to Resolve Border Tensions in Galwan Valley
The Indian delegation on the talks will likely be headed by 14 Corps Commander Lt Gen Harinder Singh whereas the Chinese aspect is more likely to be led by the Commander of the Tibet Military District. Also Read – Ladakh Standoff: Zomato Employees Burn Company T-shirts, Threaten to Quit Jobs in Protest Against China
Government sources informed information company IANS that the talks this time will likely be held in Chushul on the Indian aspect as the opposite final two conferences have been held in Moldo on the Chinese aspect. However, the agenda of the assembly could be to take ahead the proposals made by each the nations for disengagement.
“All contentious areas during the current standoff will be discussed to stabilise the situation,” sources added. The final two conferences on the Corp Commander degree have been held on June 6 and June 22. On June 22, talks occurred between Indian and Chinese army delegates for round 11 hours.
The dialogue was held in a cordial, optimistic and constructive environment and there was “mutual consensus to disengage”.
“Modalities for disengagement from all friction areas in eastern Ladakh were discussed,” the Indian Army had acknowledged.
As per updates, the talks between 14 Corps Commander Lieutenant General Harinder Singh and South Xinjiang Military District chief Major General Liu Lin occurred on the traces of the one they held on the Chushul-Moldo border personnel assembly (BPM) level in japanese Ladakh on June 6.
Also, Major General-level dialogue occurred for 3 consecutive days after the violent conflict at Patrolling Point 14 in Galwan Valley on June 15 left 20 Indian troopers useless.
The three-day talks have been carried out to ease the tense scenario and to get 10 Indian troopers launched, together with 4 officers, who have been in Chinese captivity.
Major General Abhijit Bapat, who’s the Commander of the three Division of the Indian Army, had raised a number of factors with the Chinese with regard to the incident on the intervening evening of June 15/16.
(With inputs from IANS)
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