HIMALAYAN STANDOFF TO EASE?
An attempt by the Chinese military to construct a road in the Doklam area near the Bhutan trijunction has led to one of the most tense situations on the Himalayan ranges that divide China and India.
The standoff, now three weeks old, has seen both Asian giants push troops to the region and belligerent talk has been heard from both sides.
The strains in the relationship have been so severe that China declined an Indian request for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the ongoing G-20 summit.
What exactly happened?
Bhutan, which claims the territory on which the Chinese wanted to construct the defence class road, calls the area Doklam…
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