Next round of Lt. General level talks between India and China on Tuesday

Next round of Lt. General level talks between India and China on Tuesday

New Delhi. The fourth round of Lt. General level talks between Indian and Chinese forces will be held on Tuesday to reduce tensions in eastern Ladakh and to determine the modus operandi for the withdrawal of troops. Government sources gave information about this on Monday. He informed that the meeting will be held in Chushul on the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh. The blueprint for restoring peace and tranquility in high altitude areas is also likely to be finalized by both sides.

The process of repelling troops from Hot Springs and Galvan Valley has been completed and in the past one week it has reduced the number of troops near the Finger Four in Pangog So area. India is insisting that China remove the security forces from the areas between Finger Four and Finger Eight. The formal withdrawal of troops began last Monday after nearly two hours of telephone talks between National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. India and China held diplomatic level talks on Friday. Meanwhile, both sides decided to move forward in a time-bound "complete withdrawal of troops" in eastern Ladakh to restore peace. It was decided in the meeting that senior commanders of both the armies would hold a 'quick' discussion to complete the process of retreating and reducing tension. Lieutenant General between the two countries Three rounds of talks have been held at the level and the last meeting was held on 30 June. In this meeting, both sides agreed to reduce the tension in an early, phased and gradual manner with priority to remove the deadlock.

The first Lt. General level talks were held on June 6. During this time, both sides agreed to withdraw slowly from all the places of confrontation, starting from Galvan Valley. The second tour was held on 22 June. Tensions between Indian and Chinese forces deepened in many places in eastern Ladakh since May 5. After this, the tension increased further after 20 Indian soldiers were martyred in Galvan Valley. The Chinese military was also harmed but has not revealed anything about it. According to the US intelligence report, 35 Chinese soldiers were killed.