Commenting on the India-China border standoff, VK Singh on Saturday told a news channel that If we lost 20 soldiers, more than double the number were killed on Chinese side
Current Affairs : China on Monday declined to remark on Union Minister and previous Indian Army boss Gen (retd) V K Singh’s comments that in excess of 40 Chinese warriors were killed in the Galwan Valley conflict in eastern Ladakh, saying it has no data to discharge on the issue.
Chinese Foreign Ministry representative Zhao Lijian, during a media preparation here, emphasized that China and India are in correspondence with one another to determine the circumstance on the ground through discretionary and military channels.
Gotten some information about the comments of Singh, he stated: I have no data to discharge on that.
Since the time the conflict on June 15 at the Galwan Valley between the Indian and Chinese soldiers, Beijing has reliably declined to uncover the subtleties of the setbacks on its side, while the official media articles have said that China also endured losses.
Remarking on the current India-China fringe stalemate, Singh on Saturday told a news channel that If we lost 20 officers, more than twofold the number were killed on their [Chinese] side.
In the interim, India and China are holding another round of Lt General-level chats on Monday to talk about approaches to de-raise strain between the different sides in eastern Ladakh, official sources in New Delhi said.
The elevated level talks came seven days after 20 Indian Army work force were killed in the fierce conflict between the different sides in the Galwan Valley, altogether raising the effectively unstable circumstance in the district.
The first round of Lt Gen-level talks were hung on June 6 during which the two sides chose to “withdraw” in all the touchy zones.
The India-China outskirt question covers the 3,488-km-long Line of Actual Control. China claims Arunachal Pradesh as a major aspect of southern Tibet, while India challenges it.