The Global Times, a state-run media outlet on Sunday shared a video of thousands of Chinese soldiers’ maneuvers. Through this, the Chinese media is trying to show that at the border, China can collect its troops and weapons at any time. The Global Times claimed that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has conducted large-scale maneuvers in high altitude areas in the northwest of China. It consists of thousands of paratroopers and armored carriages.
The Global Times report tried to show how quickly China can strengthen its border security if needed. On Saturday, China Central Television (CCTV) also reported that the Airborne Brigade of the PLA Airforce conducted maneuvers at an undisclosed location in the plateaus of northwest China, thousands of kilometers from Hubei Province.
Several thousand soldiers with a Chinese PLA Air Force airborne brigade took just a few hours to maneuver from Central China’s Hubei Province to northwestern, high-altitude region amid China-India border tensions. https://t.co/dRuaTAMIt0 pic.twitter.com/CtRJRk13IOADVERTISEMENT
— Global Times (@globaltimesnews) June 7, 2020
Ending tension between the forces in eastern Ladakh, Core commander level talks were held on Saturday. On Sunday, the Foreign Ministry gave information about this. The ministry said that now China is ready to settle the entire dispute peacefully.
After the meeting, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said, “Both sides also remembered the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations. It was agreed that due to the early resolution of the issue, the relationship will move forward.”
Let us tell you that there have been three clashes between Indian and Chinese soldiers in May. On these incidents, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs had said, “Indian soldiers carry out activities within their border. Activities beyond the Indian Army’s Line of Actual Control (LAC) are not correct. In fact, these are the actions of China, due to which our regular patrolling is hindered.”