India and China "properly tackled" the issues of "confrontation" along their border, Chinese Defence Ministry on Thursday said hoping that next year the two sides would ensure that the border situation remains peaceful and military ties develop at a "good momentum".
Xi Jinping tells People’s Liberation Army to be ready to win regional war.This statement has raised eyebrows as Indian and Chinese troops are engaged in a high-altitude military face-off at Chumar in eastern Ladakh.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government over growing tension on the Indo-China border, asking whether absence of a full time defence minister is the "cause" behind such incidents.
China on Tuesday termed as "wild guess" reports that President Xi Jinping's comments asking the PLA to improve its ability to win a regional war were made in the context of the border standoff with India and said the leadership of the two countries have reached a consensus to solve the boundary dispute through friendly consultations.
Even as Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag called off his four-day visit to Bhutan which was scheduled to start Monday in view of Chinese incursions in Ladakh, the Indian Army had to make a tactical retreat of about two kilometres inside Indian territory at one of the eight points in Chumar, as per reports.
China today said President Xi Jinping's visit to India removed "some suspicions" between the two countries, pushed the ties to a "new age" and during talks an "important consensus" was reached on politically resolving the border issue through friendly coordination.
Amid the continuing standoff with Indian troops in the Ladakh region, the Chinese military on Monday for the first time commented on the recent border incidents, saying there are "differing perceptions" of the LAC but the two sides can resolve boundary issues through dialogue.
Amidst the standoff in Chumar area of Ladakh, India on Monday decided to withdraw clearances for Chinese editors who were scheduled to arrive here this week for a media exchange with Indian journalists.
Despite an initial limited pull-back over some distance by Chinese troops at Chumar in eastern Ladakh to “tactical positions,” the stand-off between Indian Army and Chinese PLA troops that started on September 10 continued even after the departure of visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, with Ch
The Army has apprised the PMO of the latest situation in Ladakh where Chinese troops have entered Indian territory in Chumar and have been engaged in a face-off situation with own troops for the last one week.
Even as Chinese troops began withdrawing from the Chumar area in Ladakh, the official media here accused India of "instigating" incidents on the borders to divert attention during important visits of Chinese leaders.