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Chinese actions on India border provocative, destabilising: Ex-US diplomat

The first-ever Indian-American ambassador to India also termed the Trump administration's decision to expel foreign students pursuing only online classes "senseless and closed-minded"

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Ladakh standoff | India China tension | Hong Kong

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

Chinese actions along the border with India and those in the South China Sea, the Taiwan Strait and in Hong Kong were "provocative and destabilising", a former top American diplomat has said. The Indian and Chinese armies have been locked in a bitter standoff at multiple locations in eastern Ladakh for over eight weeks since May 5.

The tension escalated manifold after a violent clash in Galwan Valley in which 20 Indian Army personnel were killed. The Chinese side also suffered casualties but it is yet to give out the details. Both sides have held several rounds of ...

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First Published: Mon, July 13 2020. 11:46 IST
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