India asks China to control its frontline troops
India said Chinese Army carried out provocative acts on 29th, 30th and 31st August even as talks to defuse tensions went on. In response to a media query on the recent developments in the India-China Border Areas, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said India has taken up the matter of recent provocative and aggressive actions with Chinese side through both diplomatic and military channels. He said India has urged them to discipline and control their frontline troops from undertaking such provocative actions.
India and China have been closely engaged through diplomatic and military channels over the past three months to resolve the situation along the India-China border. The two Foreign Ministers and the two Special Representatives had agreed that the situation should be handled in a responsible manner and either side should not take any provocative action or escalate matters and ensure peace and tranquility as per bilateral agreements and protocol.