A Chinese soldier gestures next to an Indian soldier at a border crossing between India and China in Sikkim state. Photo: AFPA Chinese soldier gestures next to an Indian soldier at a border crossing between India and China in Sikkim state. Photo: AFP
A Chinese soldier gestures next to an Indian soldier at a border crossing between India and China in Sikkim state. Photo: AFP

China-India tensions mount as troop stand-offs along disputed border cause speculation to swirl

  • Indian and Chinese troops have reportedly clashed this month at different sections of the Line of Actual Control that separates the two countries
  • Analysts say the response from both sides points to a shared desire for de-escalation, yet speculation has still been rife into the other’s motives
Topic |   China-India relations
A Chinese soldier gestures next to an Indian soldier at a border crossing between India and China in Sikkim state. Photo: AFPA Chinese soldier gestures next to an Indian soldier at a border crossing between India and China in Sikkim state. Photo: AFP
A Chinese soldier gestures next to an Indian soldier at a border crossing between India and China in Sikkim state. Photo: AFP
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