The armed forces of India and China have been engaged in a tense border standoff in eastern Ladakh since May 5, 2020, when there was a violent clash between the two sides in the Pangong lake areas.
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At a media briefing, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India monitors such developments.
MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi also said that India had various rounds of conversations with the Chinese side at the diplomatic and military levels and will continue to remain engaged.
The bridge is being built amid the lingering standoff between the Indian and Chinese militaries at several friction points in eastern Ladakh for over two years.
Much against what is being written about the offensive nature of the bridge, it actually amounts to a defensive action by the PLA as a result of the new threat that the Indian Army poses.
He said that being neighbours, both countries should make efforts to find a solution to the problems through dialogue.
He cited a news report claiming that the Chinese have been constructing a bridge on Pangong Tso Lake for over two months which is extremely close to the LAC.
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The Chinese Embassy's statement comes amid the ongoing meeting of brigade commander of the Indian Army with his Chinese counterpart in Chushul/Moldo to discuss the whole issue.