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Consent to withdraw troops from Pangong lake area: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi| India and China have reached an agreement to remove troops from the north and south of Pangong Lake in the eastern Ladakh region. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh gave this information in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The Defense Minister said, “Continued talks with China have agreed to withdraw troops from the north and south banks of Pangong Lake. Following the agreement, India-China will repel the troops at the forward post in a phased and coordinated manner.”

Rajnath Singh said, “China will place its troops east of Finger 8, north of Pangong Lake. India will place its troops at their permanent base near Finger 3.”

The Defense Minister said, “China has deployed heavy forces with weapons and ammunition at several places near LAC (Line of Control) in eastern Ladakh. In response, our army also deployed sufficiently and effectively. is.”

Rajnath Singh said, “We are committed to maintaining a peaceful position along the Line of Actual Control. India has always insisted on maintaining bilateral relations.”

He said the forces would return to the command post and added, “One inch of land will not be given and India has lost nothing after the confrontation.”

The Defense Minister said that the security forces have proved that they are ready to face any challenge to protect the sovereignty of the country and the nation will always remember the supreme sacrifice of soldiers.

He said, “When it comes to national security, the country remains united no matter which party you are associated with.”

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