No significant breakthrough during Indo-China talks, but proposals to be taken forward

New Delhi, Feb 22: India and China exchanged proposals on outstanding issues alone the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh during the 10th round of military commander level talks held on Saturday. 

These proposals will be taken forward during the meetings at the political level. Both sides agreed to to continue with talks which will take place at various levels. During the talks the discussion was largely centred around Depsang Plains, Gogra and Hot Springs, which have remained friction points. 

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Next round of India-China talks after new Chinese commander completes military familiarisation

New Delhi, Dec 29: There has been no word on the ninth round of military dialogue between India and China.

This round of talks is extremely crucial as both sides are likely to work out written disengagement and de-escalation agreement. When asked as to what could be delaying the talks, officials familiar with the developments said that it could be due to the change in guard on the Chinese side with a newly appointed PLA Western Theatre Commander General Zhang Xudong. He took over from General Zhao Zongqi on December 21. General Zhao is said to be the architect of the 2017 Doklam standoff and also the one in Eastern Ladakh in May 2020.

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7th military commander India-China talks next week

New Delhi, Oct 02: India and China will hold the 7th round of military commander level talks next week. Incidentally these rounds of talks would the last for Lt Gen Harinder Singh. Lt. General P G K Menon will take over the Fire and Fury Corps on October 14.

The Fire and Fury Corps is responsible for the operations in Ladakh. Lt. Gen Menon is currently posted as the Additional Director of the Complaint Advisor Board at the Army Headquarters. 

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To stabilise situation along LAC, WMCC talks between India-China talks soon

New Delhi, Sep 30: The diplomats of both India and China are likely to hold talks through video-conference and discuss the next steps towards resolving the military stand-off along the disputed boundary in Eastern Ladakh.

Officials confirmed to OneIndia that New Delhi and Beijing are in touch with each other to schedule the 19th meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC). 

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India-China talks: There is a silver lining, but issues persist

New Delhi, Sep 23: India and China have agreed to stop sending more troops to the frontline, refrain from unilaterally changing the situation on the ground and avoid taking any action that may complicate the situation. 

A joint statement issued a day after the military commanders of both sides met on Monday however had not reference to the restoration of status quo ante that existed along the Line of Actual Control before the Chinese unilaterally altered it in April. 

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