Since Juni 15, 2020, the relationship between China and India has deteriorated. It occured after a clash in the Ladakh region, which 20 Indian troops were killed.
And they have accused each other of firing shots on Himalayan border.
It makes the experts fear in a further escalation of military tension between the nuclear-armed Asian rivals, especially the latest incident between the Asian giants that erupted in late April.
On Monday, Beijing’s defence ministry accused India of military provocation in the western border region. They told that India opened fire to threaten the Chinese border defence patrol officers after soldiers crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The incursion occurred on Monday along the southern coast of Pangong Tso lake.
About the respond it, the government of India accusing that Chinese border forces of blatantly violating agreements.
“It’s not true, the PLA that has been blatantly violating agreements. They were firing a few rounds in the air and carrying out aggressive manoeuvres, the Indian army said in a statement on Tuesday.
“They tried to intimidate us.”
As information, the countries fought a brief border war in 1962. But now, both sides have sent tens of thousands of troops to the disputed Himalayan border. And this is not the first time for both of two countries had several showdowns .
Earlier this week, the Indian minister said five men had been abducted by the PLA in the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.