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Galwan clash: India, China to disengage forces from friction points

In the meantime, Army Chief Gen MM Naravane reviewed the Army's overall combat readiness in the Ladakh region with the ground commanders soon after arriving in Leh.

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A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson in Beijing said the two sides had a candid and in-depth exchange of views on the outstanding issues and agreed to take necessary measures to cool down the situation. FILE PHOTO

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Indian and Chinese armies have arrived at a "mutual consensus" to "disengage" from all friction points in eastern Ladakh, in a significant development that came in the midst of spiralling border tension following the killing of 20 Indian soldiers in a clash at Galwan Valley, military sources said Tuesday.
The decision to disengage the forces, locked in a bitter standoff for the last six weeks in eastern Ladakh, was taken at a nearly 11-hour meeting between senior Indian and Chinese commanders in Moldo on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on Monday.
The talks were held in a

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First Published: Jun 23 2020 | 10:53 PM IST

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