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Never told ministers there will be no withdrawal of troops from Doklam: MEA

China has been demanding that India must withdraw troops from Doklam for any dialogue

IANS  |  New Delhi 

China, India, Doklam

The on Friday said it has not told senior ministers that there would be "no withdrawal" of Indian troops from Doklam, where Indian and Chinese troops are in a stand-off.

"Some sections of media have reported that has told senior Ministers today that there would be no withdrawal of Indian troops from Such false reports are without any basis." sources said.

The clarification came in the context of top ministers meeting in the morning ahead of a briefing to be given to opposition leaders on the stand-off and the Kashmir situation in the evening.

The brief statement triggered a number of questions whether was preparing for withdrawing its troops from in the Sikkim sector, but there were no answers from the

has been demanding that must withdraw troops from Doklam for any dialogue between the two sides.


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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 20:20 IST