SCMP: China-India border dispute: troops saw ‘minor’ clash amid ninth round of talks to resolve row
Mon January, 2021, Age: 2 years
According to Indian media sources, Chinese and Indian soldiers had a minor confrontation last Wednesday at the Naku La area in the northeastern region of Sikkim along their disputed border. Soldiers from both sides were apparently injured during the fracas. Indian military sources downplayed the confrontation and stated that local commanders were able to diffuse the situation. China’s Foreign Ministry said that it had no available information on the matter. The apparent confrontation occurred while high level Indian and Chinese military commanders were conducting the ninth round of bilateral talks aimed at addressing the border dispute.