India-China armies withdrew from Gogra-Hotsprings: There was agreement in the 16th Corps Commander meeting, tension increased after the 2020 skirmish in eastern Ladakh

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Good news came from the India-China border on Tuesday, three days ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s annual summit to be held in Uzbekistan on September 15-16. The armies of India and China completely withdrew from the tense Gogra-Hotsprings-15 area of ​​eastern Ladakh.

According to sources, temporary constructions and bunkers have been demolished here. This was confirmed by the local commanders of both the countries after taking stock of the ground. The armies of both the countries have completed the withdrawal from the region in a phased manner. The armies of both the countries have now reached the place of April 2020. However, after the tension on the border about 2 years ago, there is still a gathering of more than 50 thousand soldiers of both the countries.

Consensus was made in the Corps Commander meeting
The process of withdrawal of the forces started on 8 September after discussions between the two sides during the 16th round of Corps Commander level. During this time both the countries had agreed on the withdrawal of forces from the Gogra-Hotsprings area. Simultaneously, efforts are on to resolve the deadlock in Demchok and Depsang areas. In May 2020, when tensions between the armies of the two countries increased, India-China had deployed their troops near Patrolling Point-15.

6 day process and 5 phase
In the Corps Commander level meeting, it was decided that the process of withdrawing from the border would start on September 8 at 8:30 am. Will be completed by 12 September, but this process completely ended on 13 September.
This 6-day process was to be completed in five phases. This included stopping China from further preparations, withdrawing forces, destroying temporary bunkers on the border, stopping any other deployment in the area, and making an announcement after taking stock of the ground.

A top government source was quoted as saying that the local army commanders and officers were instructed to verify every movement. Along with this it was also said that this process should be very peaceful. Don’t create any tension.

Ajit Doval had made an eye
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar went to Tokyo to attend the India-Japan 2+2 Dialogue when the two countries’ armies retreated on September 8. During this, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval took charge. He was monitoring the situation from New Delhi. At the same time, he was giving every information to the Defense Minister and the Foreign Minister.

Jinping and Modi meeting possible in Uzbekistan
The annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will be held in Uzbekistan from September 15 to 16. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also attend it. He is expected to meet Pakistan Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

what happened in galwan valley
In April-May 2020, China had gathered troops in the border areas of Eastern Ladakh on the pretext of exercise. After this there were incidents of infiltration at many places. The Indian government had also deployed an equal number of soldiers in this area to China. The situation became so bad that after more than 4 decades, shots were fired on the LAC. Meanwhile, on June 15, 20 Indian soldiers were martyred in a clash with the Chinese army in Galwan Valley.

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