India -China border dispute: Corps commander level talks failed, now hopes for defense ministers'

New Delhi. The 18th round of India-China Corps Commander-level talks failed to find a solution to de-escalation and contentious issues in the Depsang Plain area along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh. The talks took place in December 2022 before the current Corps Commander level talks between India and China. Several rounds of talks have led to withdrawal of troops from several places along the LAC. But according to the information, both India and China are blocking each other for patrolling beyond the area called Bottleneck. Arms of armored