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Army Chief’s statement on India-China face-off in Ladakh & Sikkim…Read here

It is reiterated that both these incidents are neither co-related nor do they have any connection with other global or local activities.

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Army chief issues statement on Indo-China standoff: Read here
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New Delhi: Days after Indian and Chinese soldiers broke into physical altercation along the Line of Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh and North Sikkim, the Army chief General MM Naravane today issued a statement and called it a ‘temporary and short duration face-off’.

He stated that both sides showed aggressive behavior, resulting in injury to troops but claimed that the two incidents were not linked in any way.

Army chief issues statement on Indo-China standoff: Read here
Below is Army Chief General MM Naravane’s Statement

Temporary and short duration face-offs between border guarding troops do occur along the LAC due to the differing perceptions of the alignment of boundaries which are not resolved. There were two incidents at Eastern Ladakh and North Sikkim where aggressive behaviour by both sides resulted in minor injuries to troops post which both sides disengaged after dialogue and interaction at local level.

It is reiterated that both these incidents are neither co-related nor do they have any connection with other global or local activities. All such incidents are managed by established mechanisms where-in local formations from both sides resolve issues mutually as per established protocols and strategic guidelines given by the PM after the Wuhan and Mallaparam summits.

Indian, Chinese troops engaged in two face-offs in Sikkim, Ladakh in last one week

Indian Border troops have always been upholding peace and tranquility along the border areas. I can say with confidence that development of infrastructure capabilities along our Northern borders is on track. Our force posture will not suffer due to the COVID pandemic. Our BRO continues to work tirelessly even during COVID pandemic to connect far flung areas so that our civil brethren living in those locations are connected and facilitate faster development to the region.

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