China now wants good relations with India after eating mouthful
Change of tone: Wang said, we are ready for a stable and strong relationship
China's tone has changed after a face-off with the Indian Army in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday that his country wants to work together with India for better bilateral relations. According to the website of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Wang Yi, while addressing the reporters, said that we want to improve relations with India. Ready to steady and strengthen. China and India have maintained communication through diplomatic and military channels. Both countries are committed to maintaining stability in the border areas. Wang's statement came in the backdrop of the December 9 face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in the Tawang sector. Following the clash, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement that India and China held the 17th round of Corps Commander-level meetings on December 20 at the Chushul-Moldo border and agreed to maintain security.
According to sources, the PLA's Western Theater Command was behind the clash in Tawang. Indian soldiers had beaten up the Chinese soldiers in the confrontation. Sources in the Indian Army said that several Chinese soldiers were injured in Tawang, while Indian soldiers suffered minor injuries. Recently, the soldiers of India and America conducted war exercises near LAC in Auli, Uttarakhand. China had objections to this exercise. He vented his anger in Tawang.
India-China relations are going bad since 2020. The dispute started in May 2020 along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh. In the same year, the violence in Galvan further spoiled the relations. After this, China made efforts to create tension in other parts of LAC.