Situation with China fragile, dangerous in Himalayan front: EAM Jaishankar
New Delhi, March 18: The situation between China and India in the Ladakh region of the western Himalayas is fragile and dangerous, with armed forces stationed very close to each other in some parts, said Foreign Minister S Jaishankar.
As the two sides clashed in the region in mid-2020, at least 20 Indian soldiers died, and over 40 Chinese soldiers were killed or injured. However, the situation has since calmed down after rounds of diplomatic and military negotiations.
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In December, violence erupted in the eastern sector of the two countries' undemarcated border, but no casualties were reported.
"The situation remains very fragile because there are places where our deployments are very close up and in military assessment therefore quite dangerous," the Indian Minister stated India Today conclave.
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