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Sikkim standoff: China says foreign diplomats 'shocked' over India's act

Indian, Chinese troops have been engaged in a month-long stand-off at Doklam in the Sikkim section

IANS  |  Beijing 

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Photo: Shutterstock

on Tuesday said in Beijing were "shocked" over the "illegal trespass" into Chinese territory by Indian troops.

Beijing again asked India to withdraw its troops and said it should not take the "as a policy to realise its political target.

"The by the Indian border personnel has drawn extensive attention from the international community and many foreign diplomatic missions in said they were by this," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said.

"We also stressed that the facts are very clear in this incident.

The Sikim section on China-India boundary is mutually recognised by the two sides," Lu added.

"This time the Indian border personnel illegally trespassed into Chinese territory."

Indian and Chinese troops have been engaged in a month-long stand-off at in the Sikkim section.

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First Published: Tue, July 18 2017. 15:00 IST