• Friday, October 07, 2022

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Indian troop withdrawal ‘precondition’ for peace say China

China has alleged that the Indian troops are on its soil, but both Bhutan and India say the area in question is Bhutanese territory.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

China warned Wednesday (5) that the withdrawal of Indian troops from disputed territory was a precondition for peace as tensions rise in a border row between the two Asian powers that has drawn in tiny Bhutan. Indian and Chinese troops are reportedly facing off on a section of land high in the Himalayas near what is known as the trijunction, where Tibet, India and Bhutan meet. China has alleged that the Indian troops are on its soil, but both Bhutan and India say the area in question is Bhutanese territory. India, which has a military presence in Bhutan, says its troops approached a Chinese army unit that entered the Doklam area of the Himalayan…

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