17 Jun 2020

India and China exchange diplomatic protests over clashes at disputed Himalayan border area

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

India and China have exchanged diplomatic protests over the clashes at their disputed Himalayan border area – which have left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead.

Fighting broke out in the western Himalayas, where both sides have been facing off since early May.

he disputed site in the Galwan Valley lies on India’s northern tip – near the Aksai Chin plateau, a Chinese administered area claimed by India.