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Ladakh stand-off: China claims Galwan Valley located on its side of LAC

In order to ease the situation, China and India have stayed in close communication through military and diplomatic channels

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File photo of Indian and Chinese soldiers at the Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh | Photo: PTI

BS Web TeamAgencies Beijing
A day after India trashed the Chinese Army's claim of sovereignty over the Galwan Valley and asked Beijing to confine its activities to its side of the LAC, the China's Foreign Ministry on Friday claimed that the area located along Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh sector is a part of mainland China and accused the Indian troops of "unilaterally and continuously building roads, bridges and other facilities" at LAC.

China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian in a statement gave a step-by-step account of the Galwan clash and elaborated China's position on settling this incident.

The Galwan Valley lies

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First Published: Jun 20 2020 | 7:59 AM IST

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