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China called upon India to immediately stop provocations on the border

China urges India to immediately stop all provocative activities in the border area of Ladakh, where the clashes have killed three Indian soldiers, the statement of the official representative of the Western military district of the armed forces of the PRC Zhang Shuili.

"We demand the Indian side to immediately stop all provocative actions that violate the rights (China – ed), to meet with the Chinese side to return to the path of dialogue to resolve the existing contradictions," reads the statement.

As reported earlier, the representative of the Indian army, during the incident on Monday evening clashes, one officer and two Indian soldiers were killed, at the moment high-ranking military officials of the two countries are negotiating to resolve the situation at the border.

According to the Chinese military, on the evening of 15 June in the area of the river Galvan on the Sino-Indian border, the Indian military is in breach, and again breached the line of actual control, deliberately carried out a provocative attack that has led to fierce physical clash between the two sides, the killed and wounded.

Representative of the armed forces of China said that the territory historically belongs to China, and the actions of the Indian border guards seriously violated agreements between the two sides on border issues, and also undermined the relations between armies of the two countries.

Earlier official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of China, Lijiang Zhao said that China protested and made a presentation of India in connection with a new incident on the border.

Later a source in the Ministry of defence of India has informed RIA Novosti news Agency that Beijing has asked the Indian side about the meeting after the incident.

In late may, India and China were transferred to Ladakh line of actual control, which replaces the border between the two countries, a number of units after military clashes in the area highland lakes-Pangong TSO, may 5-6. As reported by the Indian media, strengthening the contingent of each of the parties began after the Chinese military put a few tents by the river Galvan and began construction work.

The Indian commander of the 14th corps, General-Lieutenant Harinder Singh June 6, discussed the situation with the commander of the South Xinjiang military district major General people's liberation army of China, Liu Lin. The foreign Ministry of India results held on 6 June to the negotiations said that India and China have agreed to resolve the situation on line of actual control in the Ladakh region by peaceful means, will continue dialogue on the military and diplomatic levels. Later, Indian media reported that India and China began the withdrawal of troops from the occupied earlier sections.

Between China and India has a long-standing territorial dispute about the ownership of the plot of the mountainous area in the North of Kashmir, and almost 60 thousand square kilometres in the North-Eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh. The line of actual control passes into the region of Ladakh. In the fall of 1962, the dispute escalated into a border war. In 1993 and 1996, China and India signed the agreement on maintaining peace in the disputed areas.

The most serious in recent years, the confrontation between the two countries occurred in the summer of 2017, when the workers from China started laying a highway through the disputed plateau Declam - mountain area at the convergence of the borders of China, India and Bhutan. Then the government of Bhutan expressed its protest, which was ignored by the Chinese side. After that intervened in the case of India: its soldiers crossed the border and after a short struggle drove from the plateau of the military of the PRC. A few months later, after a series of consultations of the foreign Ministry of India and China announced an agreement for the breeding of forces in Docume.