PM Narendra Modi to attend BRICS summit in China: MEA
New Delhi : Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting China to attend BRICS summit from September 3-5.
The announcement comes after a day when both India and China agreed to pull off their troops from the disputed territory Doklam.
India and China ended their 75-day-long tense standoff in Doklam with both agreeing to withdraw troops from the disputed region.
However, the announcement of the disengagement by India, and later confirmed by China, was marked by drama, with Beijing claiming that while Indian troops had withdrawn Chinese troops would continue to patrol the area in the tri-junction with Bhutan.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said that China is pleased over India's withdrawal but stated that Chinese troops will "remain in the region" and exercise their "sovereignty over the region".