Explained: Understanding India-China 5 point action plan to reduce LAC tension

Moscow: In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, India's External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, left, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi pose for a photo as they meet on the sidelines of a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Moscow, Russia on  Sept. 10, 2020. The Indian and Chinese foreign ministers have agreed that their troops should disengage from a tense border standoff, maintain proper distance and ease tensions in the Ladakh region where the two sides in June had their deadliest clash in decades.AP/PTI Photo(AP11-09-2020_000047B)

The Indian Express speaks to Maj Gen Prof G G Dwivedi (retd), who has commanded troops in this sector and served as Defence Attaché in China, to put the India-China talks in perspective.