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Polish media estimated the power of the Russian "Octopus"

Self-propelled antitank gun "octopus-СДМ1" that India can buy from Russia, will allow to effectively deal with military equipment of the probable enemy. This opinion was expressed by the Polish edition Defence24.

Earlier, the Indian edition of the Economic Times, citing military sources reported that the government allowed purchases of foreign light tanks on the background of a military confrontation with China in Eastern Ladakh. Among the possible options the Economic Times mentioned "octopus SDM-1," which in its technical characteristics similar to tanks T-72 and T-90, operated by the Indian army.

In Pakistan in the collapse of a building under construction killed three people

At least three people were killed and 19 injured in the collapse of repaired building in Pakistan, according to TV channel Geo News.

Earlier it was reported that the three-story building that housed the hall of the wedding ceremonies that are under construction collapsed on Friday in Mirpur area of Pakistani territory of Azad Kashmir. More than 50 people remained under the rubble, ten people managed to save.

The expert assessed the relations of India and China

India and China in the future will consider each other as strategic rivals in the South Asian region, according to Professor of MGIMO of the MFA of Russia and the HSE Sergey Lunev.

According to him, the current geopolitical realities play an important role for the region of South Asia.

India and China will hold a new round of consultations on border issues

China and India will hold a new round of consultations on border issues, as well as meeting military commanders, said Thursday the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.

When to hold talks, he said.

Pompeo has accused China of aggression in the border with India

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo has accused China of aggression in connection with the incident on the border of India, urged the world to join efforts to "significant" response to Beijing's policy.

"The Chinese have taken incredibly aggressive steps, and the Indians did everything they could to answer it," Pompeo said at a press conference on Wednesday.

India and China will continue consultations on the restoration of peace on the border

China and India will continue consultations of military experts and diplomats to ensure the full and lasting restoration of peace and tranquility in the border areas, said the Ministry of foreign Affairs of India.

Previously the foreign Ministry of the PRC announced that the results of telephone conversation of the special representatives on border issue - the national security adviser of India Ajit doval and the foreign Minister of China Wang Yi, the parties agreed as soon as possible to complete the process of withdrawal of troops on the line of contact between the parties.

Media: in Ladakh the military dismantle temporary structures

Indian and Chinese military began to dismantle temporary structures in Ladakh and took away part of the line of contact, reports the newspaper The Hindu, citing military sources.

"Chinese troops have shifted to two kilometers from the place of contact Galvan. Temporary structures are being demolished by both parties", - said the interlocutor of the newspaper.

India will stop importing power equipment from China and Pakistan

India will not import power equipment from China and Pakistan, said Minister of energy of India, Raj Kumar Singh.

"India imported power equipment in the amount of 710 billion rupees (9.4 billion dollars), including (the import amount) of 210 billion rupees ($2.8 billion) from China ... This is something that we cannot afford when the country invaded our territory ... we are not going to borrow from China and Pakistan," said Singh at the conference, which was broadcast online.

India will continue its policy of strengthening the state, said modi

India will continue its policy of strengthening the state for the sake of peace, it is the law of the country and new Delhi will continue to do so, said Prime Minister Narendra modi during his speech in Ladakh before Indian soldiers.

The Prime Minister of India visited bordering China region for the first time after the conflict the Indian and Chinese military.

Military from China and India held a meeting on the settlement at the border

Representatives of the military command of India and China held a third meeting to resolve the situation in the border zone, said the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.

He stressed that "the Chinese side welcomes this."

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