An Indian army convoy makes way towards Leh, bordering China, on June 17, 2020. Fighting broke out between Indian and Chinese soldiers in a skirmish on Monday. Photo: AFPAn Indian army convoy makes way towards Leh, bordering China, on June 17, 2020. Fighting broke out between Indian and Chinese soldiers in a skirmish on Monday. Photo: AFP
An Indian army convoy makes way towards Leh, bordering China, on June 17, 2020. Fighting broke out between Indian and Chinese soldiers in a skirmish on Monday. Photo: AFP

China keen to play down India clash before key meeting with US, insiders say

  • Beijing ‘wants to de-escalate the situation ahead of the Yang-Pompeo’ talks, according to source close to People’s Liberation Army
  • China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi is set to meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Hawaii on Wednesday
Topic |   China-India border dispute
An Indian army convoy makes way towards Leh, bordering China, on June 17, 2020. Fighting broke out between Indian and Chinese soldiers in a skirmish on Monday. Photo: AFPAn Indian army convoy makes way towards Leh, bordering China, on June 17, 2020. Fighting broke out between Indian and Chinese soldiers in a skirmish on Monday. Photo: AFP
An Indian army convoy makes way towards Leh, bordering China, on June 17, 2020. Fighting broke out between Indian and Chinese soldiers in a skirmish on Monday. Photo: AFP
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