South Asia and Beyond

How India, China Are Inching Towards LAC Disengagement

NEW DELHI: Over a year and counting! That describes the standoff between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh. Disengagement from the north and south banks of the Pangong Lake took place in February after the ninth round of talks between the Corps Commanders of both sides. On Saturday, they met for the 12th round of talks, which both sides say “enhanced mutual understanding”. In this episode of ‘The Gist’, StratNews Global Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale and Lt Gen. Sanjay Kulkarni (Retd), former CoS, 14 Corps, discuss the prickly issues that remain, the road ahead and implications for bilateral ties.


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