Ladakh FaceOff: India's tough stance puts China under pressure, Chinese media makes BIG statement
New Delhi: The Chinese government has come under pressure due to India's tough stance on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh.
Big news has come to light quoting the Chinese government newspaper Global Times amidst ongoing tension on the LAC in Ladakh.
The Global Times has claimed that India and China have agreed to ease tensions over the LAC. The Global Times has written that the two forces standing face to face on the LAC for the past several days will retreat slowly.
Army formations on both sides will be rearranged at the border. It has been written in the newspaper that it has been agreed to restore peace in the commander level talks.
China's official newspaper Global Times claimed that it has been decided in a meeting between senior military officers of India and China that both countries will withdraw their forces in batches to reduce tension.
The Global Times reported that the decision was taken by the Lieutenant General of the two countries in a meeting that lasted nearly 12 hours on Tuesday. It was also decided that mutual trust will be increased, differences will be removed, and troops will be pulled back from the LAC in batches in order to make the situation normal.
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The Global Times wrote that it is now necessary that India should take the initiative to co-operate with China. China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Wednesday that India and China have made good progress in normalizing the conditions through talks at the level of senior military commanders.
The LAC has been under stress since early May. Tensions escalated after a violent clash in Ladakh's Galwan Valley on June 15. In this clash, 20 Indian soldiers were martyred while 43 Chinese soldiers were killed.
However, India and China are trying to reduce tension through negotiations. A meeting between the top military commanders of India and China was held on Tuesday as well. The meeting lasted for 12 hours, after which the military commanders of India and China stressed the need to expedite the process of reducing tension on the border.
According to information from the sources, during the meeting, the military commanders of both the countries insisted on reducing the tension in a phased manner. This is not the first time that it both sides have reduce tension on China.
Even after the meeting on June 22, it was decided that the tensions on the border would be reduced soon. According to the Indian Army, talks are being conducted through military and diplomatic channels between the two countries to resolve the India-China border dispute.