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In Escalating Standoff, Indian Army Orders People Near Chinese Border To Vacate Village

  • In Escalating Standoff, Indian Army Orders People Near Chinese Border To Vacate Village
    by Tyler Durden, http://www.zerohedge.com
    In the latest escalation between two nuclear powers (aside for the US and North Korea of course), the Indian Army has ordered the evacuation of a village close to the Doklam India-Bhutan-China tri-junction amid to a standoff between Indian and Chinese solders, India’s News 18 reports. This takes place just days after, as we reported earlier this week, China turned the war threat amplifier up to ’11’ by threatening India (in an article published a Chinese state-controlled newspaper) that it could conduct a “small-scale military operation” to expel Indian troops from a contested region in the Himalayas.

    As a reminder, the latest standoff started in June, after Chinese troops started building a road on a remote plateau, which is disputed by China and Bhutan. Indian troops countered by moving to the flashpoint zone to halt the work, with China accusing them of violating its territorial sovereignty and calling for their immediate withdrawal.

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August 10, 2017 - Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , ,

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