China accuses India of disrespecting Bhutan's sovereignty, blocks Kailash yatra via Nathu La Pass

China has warned that future visits of Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar will depend on the resolution of the standoff between the armies of the two neighbours.

Amid a standoff in the Sikkim sector of the border, China on Wednesday warned India that future visits of its pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar through the Nathu La pass will depend on whether it will "correct its errors". Beijing also termed the construction of a road in the Sikkim sector of the Sino-India border as "legitimate", asserting that it was being built on Chinese territory that neither belongs to India nor Bhutan and no other country had the right to interfere. Donglang is part of China's territory. This is indisputable. The Donglang area ...