Friday, February 26, 2021

Featured News

India or China: Who Fired The First Bullet Is Not Important, But Bullets Were Fired Signals ‘DANGER’

As the India-China border conflict reaches a dangerous juncture, Chinese military spokesperson has warned the Indian side to refrain from threatening actions after Indian soldiers ‘illegally crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC)’ and fired warning shots.

China’s Latest Aircraft Capable Of Tracking F-22 Raptors, F-35 Jets & US Experts Do Not Disagree

Zhang Shuili, the spokesperson for the Western Theater Command made the remarks in a statement after Beijing claimed that the Indian army again illegally crossed the LAC in Shenpao Mountain area near the southern bank of Pangong Tso (Lake) on Monday.

The Indian military adventure, which Zhang called “severe military provocation,” dangerously violated the agreement reached in the previous meeting by China and India and can very easily cause misunderstandings and misjudgments, Zhang in the statement.

Zhang also urged India to stop all provocative actions, “retreat all the troops that trespassed the LAC immediately,” “regulate the front-line forces,” and “investigate into the personnel who fired arms to provoke the tension [along the border].” “Western Theater Command will resolutely follow the order and duty, and protect the sovereignty and dignity of China,” Zhang added.

Regarding the recent tensions in the border area, India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday said the state of the border with China could not be delinked from the state of the overall relationship with the neighboring country. Describing the situation as “very serious,” he called for a “very very deep conversation” between the two sides at a political level.


The Indian government via a press statement rejected Chinese allegations and said at no time on Monday did its troops cross the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the disputed area or use firearms. Both violations were conducted by Beijing, it said.

“It was the PLA troops who were attempting to close-in with one of our forward positions along the LAC and when dissuaded by own troops, PLA troops fired a few rounds in the air in an attempt to intimidate own troops,” India said in a statement.

New Delhi and Beijing expressed resolution to protect their interests in Eastern Ladakh. Tension has been running high for months along the disputed LAC in the Himalayas, with several skirmishes taking place between the two most powerful armies of Asia.

Experts talking to the EurAsian Times who did not wish to be named said that the situation could spiral out of control if New Delhi and Beijing do not address the issue instantly.

‘Today, a few warning shots were reportedly fired and tomorrow India and China could be firing at each other and before you know we could be hitting each other with missiles and what not’. ‘Who fired the first shot is not important, but bullets were fired, despite the pact, signals grave danger ahead.

Featured News

Did A Cruise Missile Zip Past An American Airlines Flight Over New Mexico?

The crew of an American Airlines flight spotted a "long cylindrical object that almost looked like a cruise missile" while the aircraft was flying...

US’ New AT-6E Wolverine Attack Aircraft To Boost Data-Sharing With Allies During Ops

The US Air Force has received its first AT-6E Wolverine light-attack aircraft that would help it improve cooperation and sharing of data with allies...

Why India Opted For Israeli Tank-Buster ‘Spike’ Missile Over US’ Combat-Proven ‘Javelin’

India was looking for a tactical missile system to thwart any threats from Chinese or Pakistani main battle tanks and infantry vehicles. While there...

What Does Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s Toned-Down Anti-India Rhetoric Mean For India-Pak Bilateral Relations?

Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s statements, during his Sri Lanka visit, appeared to be reconciliatory towards India. He even insisted that he was the one...

Tested In Syria, Russia’s Very Own Combat Drone ‘Orion’ Ready For Action: Watch Now

Russia has offered a sneak peek at the capabilities of its medium-altitude, long-duration Orion unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with the country releasing a video,...