Delhi, July 17 ( QNN)
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached in Leh today to review of the security scenario in the region amid the ongoing tension with China. General Bipin Rawat Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) and Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane also accompanied Singh on the visit. The minister visited Stakna forward area where the troops showed him para dropping skills of the armed forces. The defense minister is on a two days visit to Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir. The defense minister will also go to Jammu and Kashmir region.
India and China recently held the fourth round of talks on disengagement in eastern Ladakh. In the talks between corps commanders of the Indian and Chinese armies discussed the roadmap for further reducing tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
The issue of the military talks was to pave a way for consensus on easing tensions in the Finger Area near Pangong Tso and Depsang plains and pulling back weapons and equipment from friction points in other sectors, said sources. The previous attempts to reduce tensions were made on June 6, June 22 and June 30.