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India-China should initiate talks to defuse tensions at border: CPI(M)

The party also expressed deep condolences at the death of an Indian Army officer and two soldiers

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The delegation will brief the top Army brass including Army Chief Gen MM Naravane and the Northern Army Commander Lt Gen YK Joshi about the talks. (Source: ADGPI)

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The Left parties on Tuesday said India and China should initiate talks to defuse tensions between the two countries in eastern Ladakh.

Their remarks came after an Army officer and two soldiers were killed in a violent confrontation with Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh's Galwan Valley on Monday.

The CPI(M) called on the government to come out with an "authoritative statement" to explain what happened in eastern Ladakh's Galwan Valley, and said that high-level talks should be initiated between the two nations to defuse the situation.

"It is unfortunate that during the de-escalation process on the Line of Actual Control

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First Published: Jun 16 2020 | 8:01 PM IST

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