The 11th round of India China military talks is expected to happen this Friday (April 9). The key focus will be early disengagement in other areas Both countries were able to achieve complete disengagement at Pangong lake in February.
Last week in response to a question, the spokesperson of India’s external affairs minister said, “hope that the Chinese side will work with us to ensure that disengagement in the remaining areas is completed at the earliest.”
The spokesperson added that this “would allow both sides to consider de-escalation of forces in Eastern Ladakh” as that “alone will lead to the restoration of peace and tranquility and provide conditions for the progress of our bilateral relationship.”
Last year saw Chinese aggression at the Line of actual control in eastern Ladakh, including at the Galwan in which India lost 20 of its soldiers. Since then the ties between the two countries remain strained.