LAC’s pullback is slow because there is suspicion on both sides: CDS Rawat | India News

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LAC's pullback is slow because there is suspicion on both sides: CDS Rawat |  India News


NEW DELHI: Chief of Staff of the General Defense Bipin Rawat On Friday he said that the process of withdrawing troops with China in eastern Ladakh was slow as suspicions remained on both sides, even as the upper part of India army Commanders are scheduled to meet here next week to review the operational situation along the Royal Line of Control.
Noting that China was a greater security challenge for India than Pakistan, Gen Rawat He said Beijing had been told that the restoration of the status quo in eastern Ladakh, as it existed in April 2020, was the “bottom line” for India.
If that happens, “there will be some kind of faith in each other, satisfaction that is not likely to lead to further escalation,” the CDS told a television channel.
“I’m pretty sure both sides are looking to get back to the status quo ante,” he said. Gen Rawat’s statement comes ahead of the June 16-18 Army Commanders Conference, which will be chaired by the Army Chief General. MM Naravane.

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