Washington, Agency. Amid the bloody conflict between the Indian and Chinese forces in eastern Ladakh, the United States has said that it is fully monitoring the conditions of the two countries. US officials have said that we hope that both countries will settle their differences peacefully. Significantly, on 2 June, there was a phone conversation between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Indo-China Ladakh border. In this, the American President offered American mediation between the two countries. However, there were no violent clashes between the two countries at that time. There was an atmosphere of tension between the army of the two countries. At that time, the US had said that China’s plans are not good, China is increasing tension on the border involuntarily.
One Colonel of Indian Army and 20 military personnel martyred
Let us tell you that the ongoing tension between the forces of India and China over the encroachment on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh took serious note on Monday night. A Colonel and 20 military personnel of the Indian Army have been killed in violent clashes between the armies of the two countries. It is also being said that the number of martyred Indian soldiers may increase. On the other hand, the Indian Army has also killed 43 Chinese soldiers in retaliation. The special thing of this bloody struggle is that not a single shot was fired from either side.
American Spokesperson expresses condolences on the death of Indian soldiers
The US State Department Spokesperson has said that we are closely monitoring the situation between the Indian and Chinese forces along the Line of Actual Control. The official said that the Indian Army has announced that 20 of its soldiers have died in a bloody conflict along the border, and we express condolences to their families. The US spokesman said that both India and China have expressed a desire for a peaceful resolution. The US supports a peaceful resolution of the current situation. The US official said that on June 2, 2020, President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the situation on the India-China border.
India’s peace initiative amidst bloody conflict
The Indian Army said that the military officials of the two countries are holding mutual talks on the current situation of the LAC and the incident in Galvan to resolve the face-to-face tension. Rejecting China’s accusations of encroaching LAC on Indian troops, India made it clear that it agreed to negotiate to reduce tensions but that Chinese actions would be responded to appropriately. Through this stance, India has given a clear message to China that it will not accept China’s trick to rewrite the border dispute with the help of military force.
Bloody conflict for the first time after four and a half decades
This incident of violent skirmish between India and China is extraordinary because for the first time after 45 years such an incident occurred on the LAC in a border dispute. During the day, Indian army officer and two soldiers were killed in a skirmish with the People’s Liberation Army of China in the Galvan Valley. At the same time, the Indian Army also said that the Chinese side also suffered casualties in it.