Chinese and Indian soldiers on the border in Sikkim state. Observers say the end of the stand-off was apparently timed to ease tensions ahead of a high-profile BRICS summit next week in China. Photo: AFP

China ‘halts road building’ to end India border stand-off

But Chinese troops are in the disputed Himalayan area for the long haul, analysts say

Topic |   China-India border dispute
Chinese and Indian soldiers on the border in Sikkim state. Observers say the end of the stand-off was apparently timed to ease tensions ahead of a high-profile BRICS summit next week in China. Photo: AFP
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