India accuses China of trying to ‘change status quo’ on border

SpaceWar.com reports: “India’s defence minister Tuesday accused China of trying to ‘unilaterally change the status quo’ on their disputed Himalayan border last week when clashes left troops on both sides injured.

The incident is thought to be the most serious on the nuclear-armed Asian giants’ disputed frontier since 2020, when 20 Indian troops and four Chinese soldiers died in brawling.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh confirmed in parliament that Indian and Chinese troops engaged in the fresh confrontation on December 9 in the northeastern Indian state Arunachal Pradesh.

China and India fought a full-scale war in 1962 over control of Arunachal Pradesh, which Beijing claims in its entirety and considers part of Tibet…”

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