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  • 20 February, 2021

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India – China Border disputes: Pangong Tso

India – China Border disputes: Pangong Tso

  • India and China have completed disengagement on the north and south banks of Pangong Tso (lake) in eastern Ladakh, and the 10th round of Corps Commander talks are to be held in Moldo on the Chinese side to discuss pullbacks from other friction areas.
  • Disengagement was fully complete as per an agreement and had been jointly verified by both sides. In line with the agreement, all landforms have been restored to that as existed before April 2020.
  • As per the agreement for Pangong Tso, the next commander's talk is to be held within 48 hours after the completion of withdrawal from the lake.
  • The other major friction areas between the two countries are Gogra, Hot Springs and Depsang Plans.
  • To ensure that there is no violation of the agreement by China, there is monitoring by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and cameras have been installed at several locations, the second official stated, adding that the entire area was visible from multiple heights.
  • On the north bank, Chinese troops have withdrawn to east of Finger 8, while Indian troops have moved back to the Dhan Singh Thapa post near Finger 3.

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