Negotiations between top Indian-China top military officials on Monday in Moldo on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh have been positive. After this, the armies of both the countries have agreed to withdraw from East Ladakh.
The Indian Army said on Tuesday, “Corps Commander-level talks between India and China concluded on Monday in a cordial, positive and constructive atmosphere.” The armies of both countries have agreed that they will retreat. ‘
At the same time, Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Narwane arrived in Ladakh on Tuesday. He will review the situation at the ground level with 14 Corps officers and progress in negotiations with the Chinese military. Before the talks, the army chief reached the hospital in Leh where the soldiers injured in the clash with China have been admitted. The army chief interacted with the jawans and knew their well being. The army chief will discuss the six-week standoff with the Chinese military in Ladakh on Tuesday and Wednesday with the commanders stationed there.
Corps Commander level talks b / w India-China y’day were held at Moldo in cordial, positive & constructive atmosphere. There was mutual consensus to disengage. Modalities for disengagement from all friction areas in Eastern Ladakh were discussed & will be taken forward by both sides: Army pic.twitter.com/WaSMfQsv4Z
– ANI (@ANI) June 23, 2020
Corps Commander-level marathon talks were held between India and China on Monday. This meeting, which lasted for about 12 hours between the officials of the two countries, talked about reducing tension on the border. India asked the Chinese troops to return to the same place where they were in early April.
Two officials familiar with this meeting had told our colleague English newspaper Hindustan Times that India has demanded assurances from the Chinese side to end the ongoing tension on the border. He said that the purpose of this conversation was to restore the earlier status quo in Finger Area, Gogra Post-Hot Springs and Galvan Valley.
Tension had increased after violent clashes in Galvan valley
On Monday of last week in the Galvan Valley of Ladakh, there was a violent confrontation between the soldiers of India and China, following which the tension on the border increased. In this skirmish, 20 Indian soldiers were killed and more than 40 Chinese soldiers were killed. It also included the commander of China. Since then, a round of talks on LAC has been going on to reduce the constant tension between the two countries.