The incident marks the first major clash between the two militaries since June 2020, when at least 20 Indian soldiers were killed while China suffered an undisclosed number of casualties in a clash in the Himalayan region of Ladakh.
Wang Yi will meet his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Indian officials say without giving further details, days after Wang's remarks on disputed Kashmir at the OIC summit enraged New Delhi.
Indian workers are toiling away to complete four tunnels connecting the Kashmir valley to Ladakh, a contested border region between India and China.
The move is the latest sign of the Modi government’s deepening ties with Israel amid its simmering tensions with China.
PM Narendra Modi holds face-to-face talks with several pro-India leaders from disputed Kashmir, the first such meeting since his right-wing government annexed the Himalayan territory, detained thousands and imposed a tough crackdown.
Within the space of five years India has meticulously manipulated the Kashmir dispute in ways which few, if any, people foresaw.
Dominated by strategic concerns for two decades, the relationship appears to be caught between US policy drift towards India and its new ‘Cold War’ with Beijing.
Voting takes place amid heavy security presence in first direct elections in India-administered Kashmir since New Delhi annexed the region last year.
"China does not recognise the so-called Ladakh central government region illegally established by India," says Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin as border standoff between both sides continues.
Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh accuses China of trying to alter status quo along a disputed frontier in Ladakh region, a charge Bejing denies and instead puts onus on New Delhi to curb tensions there.
Beijing says it took "countermeasures" after Indian troops fired aerial shots during a confrontation with Chinese personnel on the border of disputed Kashmir.
India and China have been embroiled in a series of deadly clashes and showdowns on their Himalayan border in recent weeks.
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