India, China Troops Complete Disengagement from PP15 in Gogra-Hot Springs


Last Updated: September 13, 2022, 19:27 IST

The disengagement at PP-15 marks a step forward in the resolution of the ongoing military standoff with China.
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The long-standing issues at Depsang Plains and Demchok are yet to be resolved and an overall de-escalation along the LAC remains to be achieved, with both sides deploying nearly 50,000 troops in the Ladakh region since the standoff began in 2020

India and China have have completed disengagement at Patrolling Point (PP) 15 in the Gogra-Hot Springs of eastern Ladakh in a phased, coordinated and verified manner, Defence Ministry sources said on Tuesday.

Since the 16th round of India-China military talks on July 17— in which much of the bigger issues between the two sides were resolved—local commanders from both sides had met to discuss the pending issues such as the distances to which the troops would retreat on either side and other modalities of the process.

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The disengagement at PP-15 marks a step forward in the resolution of the ongoing military standoff with China. With this, the troops would return to pre-April 2020 positions along the LAC, with disengagement at friction points of PP-17 A (another patrol point in the Gogra-Hot Springs area), both banks of Pangong Tso also getting resolved since last year through talks.

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