Fri. Aug 7th, 2020

Indian soldiers clashed with Chinese border guards

Chinese and Indian soldiers scrambled from morning to night 9/9 at Pangong border lake causing tensions on both sides increased.

Indian soldiers early in the morning of 9/9 were patrolling along Pangong Lake when they encountered Chinese border guards, causing controversy and fighting to last until that day, when both sides were hospitalized. When troops arrived, unnamed military sources said.

Clashes broke out on the northern bank of the 134-kilometer-long Pangong Lake, dragging from Tibet to the Ladakh region, east of India, according to a military source. China controls two-thirds of this lake and its border is always opposed to the presence of Indian soldiers in the region.

The two sides then agreed to hold a delegation-level negotiation led by Brigadier-level officers on a bilateral basis to ease tensions.

Tensions in Indian and Chinese relations are rooted in territorial disputes in the border areas, particularly the Aksai Chin and Arunachal Pradesh areas.

In 2017, the two countries experienced more than two months of tensions in the Doklam region, between Bhutan and China, as Beijing dispatched its forces of mechanics and mechanized machines to the area to build traffic. Unsuccessful, Bhutan asked India to send troops to Doklam to prevent moves from China

The bilateral relationship has recently improved following an informal meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan City in April 2018 and sideline meetings on the sidelines of the summits. peaks and international forum.

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