India looking for comprehensive disengagement covering all friction points along LAC

New Delhi, Oct 16: Both India and China have exchanged proposals on the disengagement process along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh. Sources tell OneIndia that India is looking for a comprehensive disengagement that covers all friction points.

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar whole addressing a conclave hinted that that something was on. He said that discussions are on and what is going on is something confidential between us and the Chinese. 

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China’s disengagement proposal under discussion: Decision soon say sources

New Delhi, Oct 15: India is looking into the proposals made by China amidst the border row. India received a new set of proposals to restart the withdrawal of troops from the friction points alone the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.

These proposals were reviewed at a meeting of Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval. China had during the corps commander level talks conveyed to India its new disengagement proposal. 

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India-China agree to maintain dialogue, communication through military, diplomatic channels

New Delhi, Oct 14: India and China had sincere, in-depth and constructive exchange of views on disengagement along LAC, the Indian Army said following the 7th round of the corps commander level talks. Both sides held that discussions were constructive and marked by enhanced understanding of each other’s positions.

India and China agree to maintain dialogue and communication through military and diplomatic channels. It was agreed at Sino-India talks to maintain dialogue for mutually acceptable solution for disengagement as early as possible, the Indian Army also said. 

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Disengage or de-escalate: The Chinese PLA is lacking in intent

New Delhi, Oct 12: There appears to be no immediate intent by the People’s Liberation Army to disengage or de-escalate the tensions in Ladakh. The PLA has started rotating its troops on the north banks of Pangong Tso and this suggests the intent of China.

There is a risk of a flare up as the PLA would look to occupy positions south of Pangong Tso, the moment the Indian Army vacates. The PLA has moved an additional brigade north of Pangong Tso to rotate troops from finder four, officials tell OneIndia.

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India-China joint statement reflects stated commitment to disengage

New Delhi, Sep 25: The first joint statement issued after the 7th round of military commander level talks reflects the stated commitment of both sides to disengage along the Line of Actual Control.

The spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs, Anurag Srivastava said that the meeting took place after a gap of nearly 50 days, but resulted in a joint statement.

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Several more round of talks before disengagement along Line of Actual Control

New Delhi, Sep 23: New Delhi is prepared for a long haul along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh, even as several more rounds of talks are set to take place with China. 

A joint statement following the military commander level talks held on Monday said that both sides have agreed not to send more troops to the Ladakh front-line. There is no way for both sides to verify this on the ground as both sides would not share information collected through spatial intelligence, officials tell OneIndia. 

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You first: India tells China to disengage from friction points at military commander level talks

New Delhi, Sep 22: India has once again reiterated to China and said that it expects complete disengagement from the friction points.

During the military commander level talks held on Monday, India told China to disengage from Pangong Tso, Chushul and Gogra Hot Springs. Further India also sought for the finalisation of a roadmap for Des-escalation along the entire frontier in Eastern Ladakh.

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Military level talks would determine how serious China is about disengagement

New Delhi, Sep 14: The military level talks between India and China would determine how serious the latter is about disengagement. The talks are expected to take place this week. 

The talks would be held in the backdrop of the five point agreement arrived at Moscow by the foreign ministers of the two nations. 

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Status quo ante or nothing: India’s clear message to China

ladakh-snow-meltingNew Delhi, Aug 17: India will continue to maintain a firm position on the disengagement demand by the Chinese PLA. No demand will be met until status quo ante is restored, officials familiar with the developments tell OneIndia.

It is quite clear that the transgressions that began in May had the approval of the Chinese Central Military Commission headed by Secretary, Xi Jinping. This is because it involved both the Tibetan and Xinjiang district as troops were inducted from outside the Western Theatre Command.

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Hard talk on the hotline: India snubs China on step back suggestion

indo-china-borderNew Delhi, Aug 06: In a snub to the Chinese, India has conveyed that it will not move back from its current military position north of Pangong Tso. China had on Sunday suggested this step and said that this would break the deadlock in the disengagement process.

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