Indian army chief wants troops to remain on guard in case of another standoff with China

Indian Amry Cheif Bipin Rawat

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Sunday that situations similar to the ongoing standoff over Doklam Plateau between Indian and Chinese troops could recur in the future, adding that Indian troops should remain on guard, Times of India reported. According to the Indian daily, the army chief said that even if Beijing and New Delhi arrive at a resolution regarding the current standoff, “our troops on the border should not feel it cannot happen again”. “My message to the troops is to not let down [their] guard,” TOI quoted the army chief as saying.…

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