China demands India withdraw troops from border to avoid escalation

The Chinese military spokesman said China is taking countermeasures and will safeguard its territorial sovereignty.

August 31, 2020 / 07:32 PM IST

China has demanded India  withdraw troops that Beijing said had illegally crossed their shared border, its military spokesman said on Monday.

The Indian army said in a statement that Chinese troops carried out military movements over the weekend to change the status quo on their disputed border in a fresh flare-up between the two sides.

Also Read: India-China border tension: Here's what we know so far

The Chinese military spokesman said China is taking countermeasures and will safeguard its territorial sovereignty.
Reuters
first published: Aug 31, 2020 07:21 pm

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