Chinese troops makes slight retreat at Galwan Valley before crucial meet

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News: Indian and Chinese troops have backed off slightly from Galwan river Valley ahead of crucial Lieutenant General level talks.

Facts:

  • Galwan River: It flows from the disputed Aksai Chin region to Ladakh of India. 
  • Origin: It originates in the area of Samzungling on the eastern side of the Karakoram range and flows west to join the Shyok River.It is also one of the upstream tributaries of the Indus River.