India, China 7th Corps Commander Meeting On Oct 12
7th Corps commanders level meeting between India and China is going to held on Monday. The fresh round of talks comes at a time when the winter has already started to set in in Ladakh.
Chinese troops acquired standoff position at various locations in the first week of May month which started when the Chinese PLA clashed with the Indian Army soldiers at the Finger 4 on the North bank of Pangong Tso. For that Tomorrow 7th Corp Commander level talks are arranged.
Lt gen Harinder singh will lead meeting from Indian side ,it will be his last meeting because after this he will take charge of Indian Military Academy (IMA) and this will command will hand it our to Lt gen PGK Menon on 14 October. Lt Gen PGK Menon and Joint Secretary (East Asia), Ministry of External Affairs, Naveen Srivastava will also present in tomorrow’s meeting
This will be the first round of talks after China raked up the 1959 claim line issued last week. Sources said that if during the talks the Chinese raise the issue, Indian Army will reject it as always.
India will stick to its stand that disengagement should happen at all friction points, and not just at the southern bank of Pangong Tso, India will di all the standoff points together and it will also include the Depsang standoff.
The Chinese positioned their troops at Finger 4, Hot Spring, Gogra, Galwan Valley and Depsang. They also deployed their artillery, armoured and missile batteries. India has also deployed troops with their equipments to match the Chinese troops.
Indian Air Force also moved their Fighter, Transport and Surveillance aircrafts to the bases which would provide quick help to troops in case of any need. Chinese position in Depsang is leading to cease in Indian Patrolling to the Patrolling Points 10, 11, 11A, 12 and 13.