India will focus on China’s “complete disengagement” from the Finger region of Ladakh in a new round of diplomatic talks to reduce tensions along the de facto border, sources confirmed today. army.
The Indian and Chinese armies will hold commander-level talks at 11 a.m. today in Moldo – on the Chinese side of the actual line of control, sources said.
It will be the fifth round of talks between the countries in a bid to defuse tensions after a clash between nations in June in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed in action.
India said in a statement Thursday that the process of troop disengagement in eastern Ladakh was not yet complete, although progress was being made. This flies in the face of China’s claim that frontline forces from both countries have “completed” this exercise in most places along their border.
Last week, government sources told GalacticGaming that China did not withdraw its troops from all areas it entered in Ladakh near the LAC in May.
Chinese troops are still present in the Depsang Plains, Gogra and Fingers region along Lake Pangong where India and China had initiated a mutual disengagement by creating a buffer zone between the two sides, the two sides said. India.
There have been several rounds of diplomatic and military talks in recent weeks to ease tensions in the region.
Indian and Chinese forces have been stuck in a deadlock on their de facto Himalayan border since May. Both sides blame each other for the shock in Ladakh and have since moved thousands of troops there while continuing talks they say are aimed at easing tensions.