The defense Ministry of China demanded that India withdraw its troops from the territory of China, not otherwise excluded armed conflict. This was stated by the head of the Center for international cooperation on security matters military Department senior Colonel Zhou Bo.
The Colonel and major General of the Indian army Retd Ashok Mehta participated in a televised debate on the issue of tensions on the plateau Dalam on the border of China, India and Bhutan. The dispute between the three countries began in June, when China began to build there the road, which angered Bhutan, India, in turn, introduced to the area of the military contingent.
The Indian retorted that Darlam is a disputed territory. His Chinese colleague replied that Bhutan “has never questioned the fact that it is Chinese territory”.