New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is about to converse to his American counterpart Mark Esper over the phone on Tuesday, throughout which the continued tensions on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between India and China are anticipated to come up for dialogue, as per Defence Ministry officers.
“Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to talk to his American counterpart Mark Esper over the telephone. Ongoing tensions between India and China on the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh expected to come up for discussion in talks,” officers stated.
The third spherical of Corps Commander-level talks between India and China to focus on and diffuse the strain over the continued dispute alongside the LAC in Eastern Ladakh is scheduled to be held at 10:30 am at this time in Chushul, Leh, knowledgeable authorities sources stated on Monday.
The first two rounds had taken place in Moldo on the Chinese facet of the LAC. In the second spherical of Corps Commander-level talks held on June 22, either side reached a mutual consensus to disengage within the Eastern Ladakh sector, Army sources stated.
The modalities for disengagement from all friction areas in Eastern Ladakh had been mentioned and these shall be taken ahead by either side, the sources added.
India and China have been concerned in talks to ease the continued border tensions since final month. Twenty Indian troopers misplaced their lives in a violent face-off within the Galwan Valley on June 15-16 after an try by the Chinese troops to unilaterally change the established order throughout the de-escalation.
Indian intercepts revealed that the Chinese facet suffered 43 casualties together with useless and significantly injured within the face-off. (ANI)