Escalation in the Himalayas: Several dead soldiers on the border between China and India

Dangerous escalation on the roof of the world: According to the Indian army, seeds of conflict "in Indian-have been killed in the night to Tuesday in the case

Escalation in the Himalayas: Several dead soldiers on the border between China and India

Dangerous escalation on the roof of the world: According to the Indian army, seeds of conflict "in Indian-have been killed in the night to Tuesday in the case of a" violence-Chinese border area at least three Indian soldiers. On the Chinese side, it should have resulted in Deaths. Their number, however, there was initially no information.

Till Fähnders

Political correspondent for Southeast Asia.

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the troops of The two countries were, therefore, in the Galwan valley in the Himalayas in a physical confrontation come together. Shots were not like this representation, however. A spokesman for the Beijing Ministry of foreign Affairs, gave the Indian side the fault in the incident. He informed that Indian troops had crossed on Monday, two Times the limit and "provocative attacks" on the Chinese teams led. The had a "serious physical altercation" to the result.

In the territory of the military of the two countries face each other for weeks. The course of the border in the Himalayas between China and India is disputed. A few weeks ago, Chinese and Indian soldiers were attacked with fists, sticks and stones at each other. In the process, dozens of soldiers were injured. It is the same Region in which the two countries had in 1962, a short but fierce border war supplied. Deaths there had been no border incidents since decades.

On Trumps offer, none is a

India had accused Chinese troops in the past few weeks, they moved for miles in the India-claimed territory on. Beijing accused Delhi, in turn, to the construction of a road in the vicinity of the Status quo to change. In the course of the confrontation, both sides had reinforced their troops.

The spokesman of the Chinese foreign Ministry warned on Tuesday India to send troops across the border and to make "unilateral" actions, the situation is more complicated. To soothe the Indian information after attempted high-ranking military on Tuesday the Situation through negotiations on the spot. Little more than a week, the two sides had agreed actually already out their differences peacefully. The Ministry of foreign Affairs in Beijing announced that at a Meeting of regional commanders for a "consensus" had been reached. As a consequence, the Indian Reports, had moved to the rival troops each a piece of far back. Previously, the us President, Donald Trump had offered to mediate in the conflict. To the offer, none of the two sides was discussed.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 09:19

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