Chinese troops have started implementing the “positive consensus” reached by the senior military officials of the two countries on June 6 aimed at “easing” the situation along the borders.
The Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson’s remarks came a day after officials in New Delhi suggested that Armies of India and China have undertaken a “limited disengagement” in few areas in eastern Ladakh in a demonstration of their intention to end the border standoff peacefully ahead of another round of military talks. Indian and Chinese Soldiers Are Moving Back from Standoff
Even in Pangong Tso, the Chinese have moved back the 15 interceptor boats and the 124 vehicles they moved in.
But a complete withdrawal has not happened yet.
India has also told China that it will not break off construction within the Indian boundary, including the strategic Darbuk-Shyok-Daulat Beg Oldi (DS-DBO) road that provides connectivity to the country’s Northern-most outpost, Daulat Beg Oldi.
India is also working on another road from Sasoma to Saser La that could eventually provide an alternative route to DBO near the Karakoram pass LARGER.
LARGER QUESTION REMAINS
Even if tensions defuse in future the question remains, why did the Chinese mobilise their military along India border? Indian and Chinese Soldiers Are Moving Back from Standoff