NEW DELHI: India and China on Tuesday held significant general-level talks at Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO), which is towards the significant troop stand-off point of Depsang Bulge or Plains in the north, amidst the continuing military fight in eastern Ladakh that has actually gone into the 4th year now.
Defence sources explained the talks in between 3 Infantry Division leader
P K Mishra and his People’s Liberation Army (
equivalent as a “regular border management conference” that is held frequently at the battalion, brigade and division levels to “maintain security and stability” along the Line of Actual Control.
The conference follows there was yet once again no concrete development in the high-level 18th round of corps leader talks, which is a notch greater than the Major General talks, at the Chushul-Moldo border conference point on April 23 after a space of over 4 months, as was then reported by TOI.
The 2 sides exchanged “propositions and counter-proposals” at that discussion, China till now has actually not concurred to India’s push for troop disengagement at the strategically-located
and the Charding Ninglung Nallah (CNN) track junction at
as the primary step towards ultimate de-escalation and de-induction of the over 50,000 soldiers each forward released with heavy weapon systems in eastern Ladakh.
The greatest bone of contention is the Depsang Bulge, a table-top plateau situated at an elevation of 16,000-feet, where the PLA has actually been actively obstructing Indian soldiers around 18-km inside what India considers its own area.