Sithara­man to visit China next month

DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition - - FRONT PAGE -

the Chi­nese troops are cur­rently around 600 me­tres back from the point of the stand­off.

Army Chief Gen­eral Bipin Rawat, dur­ing his an­nual press con­fer­ence in Jan­uary, had said the Chi­nese Peo­ple’s Lib­er­a­tion Army troops are still present in North Dok­lam.

The Chi­nese have built he­li­pads and con­nected them with roads lead­ing to the stand­off site.

The In­dian Army has also iden­ti­fied half a dozen po­ten­tial flash­points on the In­dia-China border af­ter the Dok­lam stand­off last year that need en­hanced tact­ful sur­veil­lance fear­ing Chi­nese ac­tiv­ity that could trig­ger more con­fronta­tions.

Ac­cord­ing to re­views done by the Army, the Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh sec­tors could be trou­ble spots once the winter fades away.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from India

© PressReader. All rights reserved.