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Chinese President Xi Jinping inspects troops' combat readiness along LAC

Refer to area as constantly changing, inquires about patrol work

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has held a video conversation with the soldiers stationed along the India-China border in eastern Ladakh and inspected their combat readiness, official media reported on Friday.

Xi addressed the troops from the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) headquarters on the border defence situation in Khunjerab under the Xinjiang Military Command. In his remarks, Xi referred to how “in recent years, the area has been constantly changing” and how it had impacted the Army, according to the video shown in the official media.
 
During the call, he “inspected their combat readiness”, the report said.
 
One of the soldiers replied

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First Published: Jan 21 2023 | 12:09 AM IST

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