Indian and Chinese soldiers take part in a joint military exercise in Chengdu, Sichuan province in December. Photo: Reuters

China’s military pulls back from joint war games to focus on training at home

  • But analysts say Beijing will continue military diplomacy efforts to gain intelligence insights as it seeks to expand influence
  • PLA took part in 104 joint drills in 2016 but the number fell to 17 last year
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Indian and Chinese soldiers take part in a joint military exercise in Chengdu, Sichuan province in December. Photo: Reuters
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