PM Narendra Modi raised issue of Chinese incursions with Xi Jinping

According to reports Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue of Chinese incursions with the visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting on Wednesday night.The issue will be further raised by the Indian side on Thursday when the two leaders meet for a summit meeting, MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said.

“The summit meetings are occasion for leaders to raise all substantive issues having bearing on bilateral ties, The Prime Minister took the opportunity to raise the issue last night with the visiting dignitary,” Mr. Akbaruddin said.The matter will be further discussed when the leaders hold talks in restricted and delegation level.

Mr. Modi, who hosted a private dinner for Mr. Xi in Ahmedabad after his arrival there on Wednesday, conveyed The Chinese Army has reportedly made a fresh incursion into the Chumar area of Jammu and Kashmir and refused to go back.

According to Indian Army sources, nearly 1,000 Chinese soldiers moved inside the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh region on Thursday. The Indian Army has rushed three battalions to the LAC in the area. This comes a day after a flag meeting between the two countries.The standoff in Demchok in Ladakh where Chinese nomads — Rebos — had pitched their tents is also continuing. The incursion in this area is nearly 500 metres deep into Indian territory.

 courtesy : PTI

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