Eastern Ladakh standoff: India and Chinese forces held Lt. General level talks in eastern Ladakh on Saturday in their first significant effort to resolve the month-long border deadlock.
The meeting took place at the Border Personnel meeting point in Moldo on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.
The military commanders of India and China are currently meeting in Moldo on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
According to the information given by the Army, this meeting has been organized to discuss the deadlock on LAC in East Ladakh between the two countries.
At present, these talks are going on between the military commanders of both the countries.
Eastern Ladakh standoff: Indian and Chinese armies hold Lt-General-level talks
Earlier, amid this critical meeting, a big statement came from India.
The military stated the deadlock with China, saying that talks are underway at the military and diplomatic level with China to resolve the impasse in Ladakh.
The Indian Army said on Saturday that Indian and Chinese officials would continue talks through military and diplomatic channels to address the current tense situation in the India-China border area.
The military’s statement came amid a high-level military dialogue between the two sides to resolve the ongoing border deadlock in eastern Ladakh.
Earlier, the two countries held a diplomatic dialogue on Friday, during which they advised to resolve their differences through peaceful discussions, respecting each other’s sensibilities and concerns.
During the talks, the two sides will resolve disputes according to the guidance provided by the leadership of the two countries in the context of decisions taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at an informal summit in Wuhan, China in 2018. let agreed.
A statement issued by the Indian Army said that India and Chinese officials are negotiating through established military and diplomatic channels to address the current situation in the India-China border areas.
Earlier, news agency ANI quoted sources as saying that the meeting between the military commanders of India and China would be held between 11 am and 11:30 am. The Army said that the meeting was earlier scheduled to start around 9 am.
Earlier Army sources had informed that a big meeting is going to be held between the officials of India and China this morning. Military commanders of India and China will meet today in Moldo, the Chinese territory of the Line of Actual Control (LAC), to discuss the ongoing dispute with the LAC in eastern Ladakh.
In this meeting, an exercise will be done to end the deadlock between India and China in Ladakh for a month.
Lieutenant general level talks
In this meeting, the Indian Army is being represented by Lieutenant General Harinder Singh, the Commander of the 14th Corp.
Maj Gen Liu Lin attended this meeting on behalf of the Chinese Army.
Major General Liu Lin is the Commander of the South Xinjiang Military Area of the People’s Liberation Army.
Both the powers are Meeting here
The meeting is being held in the Chinese region of Moldo in front of Chushul of Ladakh near the Line of Actual Control (LAC). Mould is located 20 kilometres from the site of the collision.
Who is Harinder Singh?
Lieutenant General Harinder Singh is the Commander of the 14th Corps based at Leh who will represent the Indian Army in talks with Chinese officials.
Nicknamed ‘Fire and Fury Corps’, the 14th Corps is part of the Indian Army’s Northern Command at Udhampur. This command faces the riskiest challenges.
Lieutenant General Harinder Singh is considered an anti-terrorism expert commander.
He took control of the 14th Corps in October last year. He has held several important positions in the Indian Army.
The issue was not resolved in several rounds of talks
Till now, up to 10 rounds of talks have been held between the two armies over the ongoing deadlock in eastern Ladakh.
On 2 June, there was a discussion on this issue between the officers of both the armies. However, so far, no specific result of any conversation has been revealed.
However, in the meantime, the two armies in that area have retreated some distance. The conflict has not yet ended.
China has deployed five thousand soldiers of its Army in the northern Ladakh sector after conducting military exercises in Tibet. In response, the Indian Army has also increased its deployment.