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India 'firmly' thwarted China's expansionist policy in Ladakh: Experts

The West has extended support to India on Ladakh, in South China Sea even the smaller nations are raising their voice against Chinese expansionism and insisting on rule of law

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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)

Press Trust of India New Delhi
China's belligerence in eastern Ladakh is a reflection of its expansionist policy that was thwarted by a "firm" and "excellent" response by the Indian army, according to strategic affairs experts on Friday.

The experts also said China's military 'misadventure' may have been driven in part by President Xi Jinping's attempt to show "gains somewhere" after the growing global criticism against his country over the origin of Covid-19.

Former Chief of Army Staff Gen (retd) Deepak Kapoor said China will have to incur a "massive economic cost" as a result of its military belligerence in eastern Ladakh as well

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First Published: Jul 17 2020 | 6:08 PM IST

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