Months into the most serious border standoff between India and China, as per NDTV sources, a mutual pullback has been initiated from the site of violent June 15 clash in Galwan from both India and China.
The report further adds that a buffer zone in the region has also been created. For the unaware, a buffer zone is a neutral area serving to separate hostile forces or nations.
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“We will need to wait to see if this is a lasting, genuine disengagement,” NDTV quotes sources as saying.
Disengagement with the PLA has started as per agreed terms in the Corps Commander’s meeting. The PLA was seen removing tents and structures at Patrolling Point 14, said a report.
As per the sources by The Hindu, temporary structures have been removed from both sides followed by physical verification of the development.
“Chinese troops have shifted two km from the face-off site in Galwan. Temporary structures being removed by both sides,” the official said adding that a physical verification had also been conducted.
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The news comes as top-level meetings continue to happen between the Indian and Chinese armies official after the clash at Ladakh’s Galwan valley. The developments are being quoted to happen after a top-level meeting held on June 30.