Connect with us

Asia Pacific

China Outrightly Rejects Indian Reports That PLA Is Laying Optic Cables Near LAC

Published

on

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday (September 15) vehemently denied Indian reports of PLA troops laying optic fiber cables near the contentious LAC.

Indian Captain Thanks Chinese Navy For Help; China Says Hope ‘India Sees The Goodwill’

This comes after two Indian officials while speaking to Reuters, had claimed that the Chinese troops had been laying a network of fiber optic cables at a western Himalayan flashpoint with India, meaning that despite high-level talks to resolve the stand-off, the troops had been digging for the long haul.

According to a senior government official, the optic cables have been spotted to the south of Pangong Tso Lake in the region, where the Indian Army had earlier taken over strategic heights. Such cables would provide the Chinese forward troops with secure lines of communication with the basis in the rear.

However, any such reports have been refuted by Chinese Ministry spokesperson Wang Webin, who also told reports at the briefing on Tuesday that Beijing hopes New Delhi can make concrete efforts to help de-escalate border tension and meet halfway with China.

Last Thursday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar in Moscow for crucial talks about the escalating border tensions between the two countries.

Following the meeting, Wang said that the two nations had reached a five-point consensus to stop escalating current conflicts near the border with both sides intending to push for negotiations about the border standoff through military and diplomatic channels to bring back peace and safety to the area.

“We hope India would fully implement the consensus reached by the two foreign ministers and meet China on the halfway so as to make concrete efforts in easing tensions,” Wang noted.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Facebook

FEATURED

INDIAN-ARMY INDIAN-ARMY
Asia Pacific3 hours ago

Indian Army Has Deployed Additional 100,000 Troops Near The LAC – Top Chinese General

Despite the sixth round of Corps Commander level meeting between India and China which failed to provide any significant breakthrough,...

F18-India-Deal F18-India-Deal
Featured3 hours ago

NATO Commitment Forces Germany To Acquire F-18 Super Hornets & Reduce Number Of Typhoons

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is looking to procure the new Eurofighter Typhoons and F-18 Super Hornets to bridge the gap...

INDIA-CHINA INDIA-CHINA
Expert Reviews5 hours ago

‘Hot Winters’ Ahead – China Says PLA Needs To Teach A Harsh Lesson To ‘Insincere’ India – Analysis

The portents of war between China and India seem to be getting more and more darker by every passing day....

SAAB-GRIPEN SAAB-GRIPEN
Featured11 hours ago

SAAB Delivers Gripen-E Jets To Brazil; Offers ‘Exceptional Deal’ To The Indian Air Force

With India’s new FDI model under the new indigenization drive, SAAB has seen it as a lucrative offer and is...

F-35-INDIA F-35-INDIA
Europe12 hours ago

After Rafale Jets, This Air Force Wants Stealth F-35s That Was Once Meant For Turkey?

While some recent reports indicated that with the arrival of F-35s, UAE cold shed some of its F-16s and sell...

j20-vs-tejas j20-vs-tejas
Asia Pacific14 hours ago

Taiwanese Expert Says ‘Bathrooms Best Place To Hide’ During Chinese Air Raids, Missile Attack

As tensions between China and Taiwan are only increasing day by day, former Ministry of Defense advisor Sung Chao-wen on...

SU-30-MKI SU-30-MKI
Featured16 hours ago

Indian SU-30 MKI Jets Loaded With BrahMos Missiles Practice Hitting Chinese Assets Far Away From Ladakh

Soaring tensions between India and China in Ladakh has seen both the sides deploying thousands of troops, heavy artillery and...

China-and-India China-and-India
Asia Pacific17 hours ago

India-China War Highly Unlikely; Beijing Only Testing Indian Resilience – Experts

India-China War: The joint statement following the meeting said that ministers had a “frank and constructive discussion on the developments...

imran-khan imran-khan
Featured17 hours ago

India, Pakistan Clash At UNGA – Indian Diplomat Walks Out As Imran Khan Goes All-Out Over Kashmir

India strongly reacted to Pakistan PM Imran Khan's speech at UNGA calling it a 'diplomatic low'. India's envoy to the...

J-10VSF-16 J-10VSF-16
Featured1 day ago

Next US Intervention In Taiwan & There Would Be No Taiwan – China

Amid suggestions for the United States to deploy its troops to Taiwan, Chinese military experts have warned that any such...

Advertisement