The 14th round of talks between the military commanders of India-China took place on Wednesday to end the standoff with the remaining areas of conflict in eastern Ladakh. In this, emphasis was laid on the complete withdrawal of troops from the Indian side in the Hot Spring, Depsang and Demchok areas. Meanwhile, Army Chief General MM. Naravane said in a statement that the issues related to PP-15 i.e. hot spring are expected to be resolved in this conversation. The standoff in eastern Ladakh has been going on for the last 20 months. India-China has withdrawn its armies from many places. But at many places, the deadlock persists. The 13th round of talks was held on October 10 last year which was in vain. So all eyes are on this conversation.
Meanwhile, regarding the talks, Army Chief Naravane said that every round of talks does not yield any result. But in the East, PP-14 after 4-5th round of talks, South and North bank of Pangong Lake and Kailash range after 9th and 10th round of talks and after 12th round of talks with PP-17 troops were withdrawn Was. This time also PP-15 ie the Hot Spring area is expected to resolve the issues.
Defense Ministry sources said that the 14th round of Corps Commander-level talks took place at the Chushul-Moldo meeting site on the Chinese side on the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh. The meeting started at 9.30 am at the scheduled time and continued till late at night.
where did the talks go
The Indian delegation in the talks is being led by Lt Gen Anindya Sengupta who has recently been appointed as the Commander of the 14th Corps based at Leh. The Chinese side was led by Major General Yang Li, Chief of the South Jiangyang Military District.
was targeted at building a bridge
This new round of talks is taking place at a time when India had targeted China’s construction of a bridge in the Pangong Lake areas in eastern Ladakh and said that this area is under Chinese illegal occupation for the last 60 years, which India will not accept. does. Last week, China had named some areas of Arunachal Pradesh on its behalf and India vehemently rejected these claims. India had said that it does not make any difference to the position that Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of India. Earlier, India and China had agreed to hold the 14th round of military talks in virtual diplomatic talks on November 18 to achieve the goal of complete withdrawal of troops from the rest of the conflict spots in eastern Ladakh.