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India-China border clashes have left relationship ‘profoundly disturbed’: EAM Jaishankar

NEW DELHI: The violent clashes on the India-China border in June had a very deep public and political impact and has left the relationship ‘profoundly disturbed’, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Friday.

Tensions had escalated manifold between India and China after the Galwan Valley clashes in eastern Ladakh on June 15 in which 20 Indian Army personnel were killed.

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army also suffered an unspecified number of casualties.

Jaishankar, speaking at a virtual event hosted by the Asia Society, said that India has built the relationship with China over the course of last 30 years “and a basis for building that relationship has been peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control.”