Doklam standoff happened due to lack of mutual trust: China

FPJ BureauUpdated: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 10:29 PM IST
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The Dokalam standoff happened due to “lack of mutual trust” between India and China, and they need to work together to create favourable conditions and gradually settle the boundary issue, a top Chinese diplomat said today, ahead of this week’s informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Indian and Chinese troops had been locked in a stand-off for over two months last year in the Dokalam area near Sikkim before disengaging” on August 28. The area of the standoff is also claimed by Bhutan.

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