Chinese frontier defense troops turn over Indian who illegally entered Chinese territory

China Military Online
Huang Panyue
2022-01-27 23:40:33

BEIJING, Jan. 27 – Chinese frontier defense troops found an Indian personnel who illegally entered Chinese territory in a recent patrol in Medog County of China’s Xizang autonomous region, said Senior Colonel Long Shaohua, spokesperson for the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Western Theater Command in a statement released on Thursday.

According to relevant regulations on border management and control, the Indian personnel received a routine inquiry and observation for epidemic prevention, at the meantime, the Chinese border defense troops provided humanitarian aid to the Indian personnel, Long said.

The Indian military sent a request to the Chinese side for assistance in searching for the person through the border defense hotline. The two sides communicated through border defense meeting channels, Long said, noting that the Indian has already been turned over to the Indian side.

The Chinese military spokesperson urges in the statement the Indian side to strictly abide by the bilateral protocols and agreements, enhance personnel management and control, and practically maintain the normal order in the border region.


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