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Galwan Valley News: China Rises Before, Claims Patrolled By Galwan For Many Years | India News


NEW DELHI: Claiming the entire Galwan Valley, China further stepped up the ante by saying in an official statement, issued around midnight by the embassy here, that Indian forces violated the June 6 understanding by crossing LAC and violently attacking to Chinese soldiers.
According to the statement by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Indian side promised on June 6 that they would not cross the Galwan River estuary to patrol and build facilities, and the two sides will debate and decide the gradual withdrawal of troops through the meetings between commanders on the ground.
“Surprisingly, on the afternoon of June 15, India’s front-line troops, in violation of the agreement reached at the commander-level meeting, once again crossed LAC by deliberate provocation when the situation in the Galwan Valley was already it was calming down, and they even violently attacked Chinese officers and soldiers who went there to negotiate, triggering fierce physical conflicts and causing casualties, “the Chinese Foreign Ministry said, adding that the adventurous acts of the Indian army had seriously undermined the stability of border areas.
After the June 15 violence, China too, possibly for the first time since the 1950s, claimed sovereignty over the Galwan Valley. While India asked Beijing not to make unsustainable claims, China further stated in the statement that its border troops had been patrolling this region for many years.
Since April of this year, Indian border troops have unilaterally and continuously built roads, bridges and other facilities in LAC in the Galwan Valley, China claimed in their account “step by step” of what happened in LAC in recent years. 2 months.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that in the early morning of May 6, the Indian border troops, who crossed the LAC at night and “invaded” the territory of China, had built fortifications and barricades, which prevented the patrol of the Chinese border troops.
“They deliberately provocated in an attempt to unilaterally change the status quo of control and management. Chinese border troops have been forced to take the necessary measures to respond to the situation on the ground and strengthen management and control in border areas. ” said.
“China hopes that India will work with us, faithfully follow the important consensus reached between the two leaders, abide by the agreements reached between the two governments, and strengthen communication and coordination to adequately manage the current situation through diplomatic and military channels, and jointly maintain peace and stability in border areas, “he added.
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