Negotiations are taking place at various levels to find a peaceful solution to the Chinese troops incursion issue, Defence Minister AK Antony has said in New Delhi.
Antony’s statement came in the backdrop of Chinese soldiers entering a territory in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. Some wire agencies in New Delhi have reported that India has asked China to maintain earlier status quo in Ladakh.
Pertinently, Antony was briefed on Thursday by Chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh about the latter’s recent two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir and the Ladakh area to review the ‘security’ situation with officers of the army’s Northern Command.
External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, is visiting China on May 9, also said that such incidents happen due to differences in perception of the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
Meanwhile, the Chinese Ministry of National Defense has rejected foreign media reports that border tensions with India have flared up. It said both border troops of India and China are still communicating and coordinating through existing channels.