China keen to play down India clash before key meeting with US, insiders say

//China keen to play down India clash before key meeting with US, insiders say

China keen to play down India clash before key meeting with US, insiders say

China’s decision not to release details of how many soldiers might have been hurt or killed in a clash with Indian troops on Monday is probably motivated by a desire to play down the matter ahead of a key meeting with the United States, observers say.While New Delhi said 20 of its soldiers were killed in the worst fighting in the region for more than four decades, Beijing has been silent on the scale of losses incurred by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA).Indian news reports put China’s…

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