Jaishankar to China: It’s in our common interest not to mass troops at the LAC

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WITH AN estimated 50,000-60,000 troops posted on either side of the India-China border in eastern Ladakh for almost four years now, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said the situation is “very tense and dangerous” and it’s in the common interest of both countries to not have “that many forces on the Line of Actual Control (LAC)”. Jaishankar was speaking at the Express Adda held in New Delhi on Monday evening, where he was in conversation with Anant Goenka, Executive Director, The Indian Express Group, and C Raja Mohan, Contributing Editor, The Indian Express. Responding to a question by Zhou Yongsheng,...