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  India   All India  10 Sep 2017  Doklam standoff: Indian, Chinese army widen faceoff by 1 kilometre

Doklam standoff: Indian, Chinese army widen faceoff by 1 kilometre

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Published : Sep 10, 2017, 3:20 am IST
Updated : Sep 10, 2017, 7:14 am IST

The situation in the area is now quite normal like what it was before the standoff started on June 19.

The intrusion by the Chinese Army was noticed during one such joint training exercise and the Indian Army engaged in the training were directed to prevent Chinese from gaining control over the Doklam area which is strategically important to India’s security, sources said. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)
 The intrusion by the Chinese Army was noticed during one such joint training exercise and the Indian Army engaged in the training were directed to prevent Chinese from gaining control over the Doklam area which is strategically important to India’s security, sources said. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Guwahati: After India and China agreed to end over two-month-old military standoff in Doklam, armed personnel of both the countries are now located at least one kilometre away from each others standoff point.

Pointing out that India is not apprehending any trouble in near future, security sources told this newspaper that a core team of security experts, formed by Prime Minister’s Office to deal with Doklam standoff, was supervising the deescalation of deployment in the area.

 

The situation in the area is now quite normal like what it was before the standoff started on June 19.

Informing that the Indian troops have now been pulled back behind the Bhutanese Army, sources said that the Army has been giving training to Bhutanese Army personnel on specialised warfare for quite some time.

The intrusion by the Chinese Army was noticed during one such joint training exercise and the Indian Army engaged in the training were directed to prevent Chinese from gaining control over the Doklam area which is strategically important to India’s security, sources said.

Tags: china troops, indian troops, doklam standoff
Location: India, Assam, Guwahati (Gauhati)