Border standoff: India, China to hold flag meet in Ladakh's Chusul sector today

India and China will hold a flag meeting on Thursday in Chushul in Ladakh to address border standoff, reports said.

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2014, 11:02 AM IST
Border standoff: India, China to hold flag meet in Ladakh's Chusul sector today

New Delhi: India and China will hold a flag meeting on Thursday in Chushul in Ladakh to address border standoff, reports said.

As the two sides hold the flag meeting on Chinese request, India has demanded restoration of "pre-September 10" situation in Chumar area in Ladakh, defence sources said.

 

round 800 Chinese troops continue to be on Indian territory in Ladakh, according to official sources. The Chinese troops have entered at least three kilometers into Indian territory.

Indian soldiers have also been deployed in the stand-off zone, while 15 battalions and reserve units in eastern Ladakh have been kept at high alert.

Amid continuing standoff on the borders, India on Tuesday said engagements with China were underway at "different levels and different places" and made it clear that the country's border security was in safe hands.

India's response came a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping asked the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to be combat ready to win a "regional war".

(With Agency inputs)