China and India are working for additional de-escalation of the border standoff in eastern Ladakh and each side can have consultations to find out particular preparations for the subsequent round of talks, a senior Chinese official mentioned immediately.
The Chinese and Indian armies held the eighth round of Corps Commander-level assembly on November 6 to resolve the border standoff that erupted in early May.
Requested when the subsequent round of talks might be held, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying mentioned: “China and India have been in communication via diplomatic and navy channels on the border concern and we’re working for additional de-escalation of the border state of affairs.”
“Primarily based on the implementation of present consensus, we can have consultations to find out particular preparations for additional talks,” she mentioned.
Almost 50,000 troops of the Indian Military are deployed in an excessive state of flight readiness in numerous mountainous areas in eastern Ladakh in sub-zero circumstances as a number of rounds of talks between the 2 sides haven’t yielded any concrete final result but to resolve the border standoff. China has additionally deployed an equal variety of troops, in accordance with officers.